A magazine writer working for scandal sheet publications is arrest for drunk driving. He tries to strike a deal with Sheriff Morgan - a lenient sentence in return for information about a narcotics ring operating out of a dude ranch. Morgan learns the owner, one of card playing buddies, has a criminal record, as does his Brooklyn-born bodyguard.
After being arrested for a domestic disturbance, Pollo tries to strike a deal with Sheriff Morgan to avoid jail time. He tells the lawman that he knows about a plot to rob a train near Douglas, Arizona, but his information is discounted. When the train does get robbed, Morgan is very interested in what Pollo has to say, but the angry man refuses to cooperate.
A deranged giant with a dark secret steals a truckload of dynamite, putting the entire town in peril. Sheriff Morgan and Deputy Olson use their roping skills to subdue the giant, then Morgan dons a disguise to unravel the secret.
A fugitive wanted for murder dyes his hair and plans to hide out at a desert resort until the heat dies down. He kills an automobile mechanic to keep his identity a secret and Sheriff Morgan arrests the mechanic's spiteful brother-in-law by mistake.
Sheriff Morgan returns from vacation and finds illegal slot machines have infested the entire county. He is chagrined when his attempts banish the machines meets resistance and he is challenged for re-election by his predecessor.