Reese and Finch's next number may be their most difficult to date if only because there is not on the surface any clear indication who he may be a target of or who he may be targeting, and because of the large number of non-connected people he encounters every day. He is Fermin Ordoñez, who defected to the United States from Cuba as a major league prospect, leaving behind a wife and child in Cuba in search for this better life for them all eventually. An injury ended his pro ball aspirations, and now he ekes out a living as a cabbie. He is trying to smuggle his family out of Cuba, but his contact is requesting more money than he has available. As Reese tails him, Carter learns that one of his recent fares is found dead, with the Secret Service involved. Through that murder, Reese discovers that the murder was because of something that was left in Fermin's cab that may be a breach of national security. Reese and Fermin have to find that now missing item as leverage to protect him ... Written by
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The GPS locations in the logs for Fermin Ordoñez's cab are the centers of intersections at W 116th St. & Manhattan Ave., W 110th St. & Broadway, W 75th St. & Columbus Ave., and E 72nd St. & 3rd Ave., all of which are locations around Central Park. See more
@ 20:00 the cab crashes its drivers side front. When seen later, the damage is to the passenger side front.. See more
Considering that cab drivers are 30 times more likely to be killed on the job than most other professions, we'd better keep a close eye on him. Because you really never know who's going to step into his cab.