A socialite has a dark secret in her past; she and her first husband are ex-convicts. He shows up to blackmail her into giving him a huge amount of money or forcing her to running away with him. Steve and Lorie investigate and find that he doesn't realize they have a son that was born in prison.
After a boy is tied up and his girlfriend taken from his car by a lover's lane bandit, he's psychologically devastated by her obvious enjoyment of the adventure. He starts hanging out at the waterfront, not coming home. The reporters stage an event to show him the gal's not worth his suffering.