While in the midst of a murder trial, a man comes forward claiming to be the actual murderer. McCabe is incredulous about his claim but decides to look into it. And despite more evidence turning up against him, McCabe is doubtful that he did it.
Some pickpockets snatch the wallet of a hit man which contained who his next target is. When one of them wants to tell the police, the leader nixes it. When the guy is killed, McCabe sends Jake to join their team to find out what they know.
Ethel Mae Haven is a feisty bail bonds woman, who personally tracks down anyone who skips on her. A guy whom she bailed out who was charged with murder and is being prosecuted by McCabe, goes on the run. She finds him and he claims to be innocent. For some reason she believes him and sets out to prove it.