Blake is sent to northern Nevada to investigate the robbery and beating of a rancher who just withdrew 600 dollars in brand new bills from the Tonopah bank. Blake investigation of the crime scene gleans information indicating that the thief was a cowpoke driving a truck with a battered horse trailer, so he heads to a rodeo in Elko to find his man.
A wife and a friend engineer a jailbreak for a man in jail on concealed weapon charges so he dig up the loot from an earlier robbery. Rod Blake and the sheriff of Tonopah, Nevada attempt to apprehend the three crooks and recover the money.
A man seeking help after running out of gas discovers two bodies in a house trailer. Rod Blake tries to find the killer with only a Lake Tahoe trailer park brochure, a spearfishing gun and mining stock certificates for clues.