The First 48

Season 10

Season 10 : Episode 1

After the First 48: Bait and Switch

Premiere Date: Feb 18 2010 TV14

On a Sunday night in June 2007, Christian Marton and his girlfriend Monica Stafford drove two hours from Axtell, Texas to Dallas where Christian had arranged to buy a car. By the end of the evening, Christian was dead--shot in a robbery attempt. Lead Detective John Palmer and his partner, Armando Perez used both surveillance footage from a fast food restaurant and cell phone records to build a case against the man who planned the robbery. For the man who actually pulled the trigger, Palmer relied on both his fingerprint found at the scene of the crime and an id by Monica. Both men were charged with capital murder. The case went to trial in February of 2009.

Season 10 : Episode 2

Smoke Screen/The Last Goodbye

Premiere Date: Mar 04 2010 TV14

In Louisville, Det. Corey Cadwell and his team investigate the murder of a 28-year-old father stabbed to death while working his shift in a smoke shop. Detectives cross the Kentucky state border into Tennessee in search of three potential suspects who mysteriously fled just after the murder. And in Harris County, Sgt. Henry Palacios and Dep. Juan Viramontes investigate the murder of a 35-year-old man shot to death in the bathroom of a local bar. When investigators learn that the victim had a feeling he was going to die, they need to find out who wanted him dead.

Season 10 : Episode 3

Straight Menace

Premiere Date: Mar 11 2010 TV14

In Harris County, a family is devastated when their teenaged son is shot and killed after a confrontation outside of a high school party. After interviewing the party patrons, Sgt. Wayne Kuhlman and his team learn that the victim may have been mistaken for a local gang member based on the color of an item of clothing he was wearing. Investigators must determine whether the shooting was a case of mistaken gang affiliation or a brazen act of youth violence.

Season 10 : Episode 4


Premiere Date: Mar 25 2010 TV14

In Louisville, a murder hits close to home when Detective Rick Arnold learns that the victim of his most recent homicide case is the brother of a good friend. If Arnold is to track down the suspect, he needs to discern between lies and truth--and real names and aliases. In Harris County, a popular teenager is gunned down on a residential street. Deputy Cory Pool and his team must determine whether the shooting was self-defense--or murder.

Season 10 : Episode 5

Eye for an Eye/Dead End

Premiere Date: Apr 01 2010 TV14

In Louisville, Det. Carl Payne and the homicide team investigate the murder of a young man shot to death in the middle of the street in broad daylight. When a witness leads Payne to a suspect with one eye, he is surprised to learn what may have triggered the homicide. And in Birmingham, when a teenager's body is found in the passenger seat of his car, a missing persons case becomes a homicide investigation. Det. Eric Torrence must piece together the last hours of the victim's life in order to catch his killer.

Season 10 : Episode 6

In Harm's Way/Jealous Rage

Premiere Date: Apr 15 2010 TV14

In Harris County, Sgt. Craig Clopton and his team investigate the murder of man killed by a single gunshot while being robbed. With little evidence on the scene, they must rely on an eyewitness to help them identify their suspects. And in Birmingham, Det. John Tanks and the homicide unit work the murder of a mother of two, shot in the back outside of her car. When detectives break through the lies and deception of the sole witness, they are surprised to discover what may have triggered the shooting.

Season 10 : Episode 7

The Stranger/Prince of Darkness

Premiere Date: Apr 22 2010 TV14

In Cincinnati, Detectives Matt Thompson and Doug Lindle are investigating the double homicide of a local hairdresser and his elderly neighbor, both stabbed to death and set on fire. When detectives discover that one of the victim's cars is missing, they begin following a twisted trail of clues they hope will lead to the killer. And in Harris County, the life of a 30-year-old mother of three comes to a violent and abrupt end when her throat is slashed by a late-night visitor. Sgt. Craig Clopton races against the clock to determine the identity of her killer and bring him to justice.

Season 10 : Episode 8

After the First 48: Burden of Proof/Last Ride

Premiere Date: Apr 29 2010 TV14

On an early morning in 2007, in Detroit, Donald Udics and his wife, Barbara, were shot in their home by a man trying to rob them. Barbara died instantly. Don managed to call 911 and was rushed to the hospital. Officers Lance Sullivan and Charles Zwicker arrived at the crime scene and realized the killer had left in one of the Udics cars. The car had GPS and On Star, making it easy to locate. When police saw the vehicle, the driver attempted to avert arrest by speeding away. He ended up crashing into a telephone pole and then tried to make a run for it on foot. The suspect was apprehended and identified. A gun was found inside the vehicle, and ballistics testing confirmed that the gun was the same gun used to kill the victim and seriously wound her husband. The suspect was convicted of First-Degree Murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Season 10 : Episode 9

Mixed Up/Blind Alley

Premiere Date: May 06 2010 TV14

In Birmingham Det. Cynthia Morrow and the homicide team try to weave together the events of drug deal gone bad when two brothers from out of town get more than they bargained for. In Louisville Det. Kristen Downs leads the investigation of a possible gang-related shooting. But when no one is willing to talk, the team is forced to turn to forensic evidence to piece together the murder.

Season 10 : Episode 10

Division/Loose Ends

Premiere Date: May 13 2010 TV14

In Birmingham, Det. Eric Torrence investigates the death of a 24-year-old father-of-two shot in the street. 36 hours later Det. Cynthia Morrow is called out to the murder of a 27-year-old man found in an open field. While Torrence struggles to find anyone who will ID his suspects, Morrow runs into similar problems trying to locate the last person seen with her victim. Detectives are stunned when they discover the cases are connected.

Season 10 : Episode 11

Schoolyard Revenge

Premiere Date: May 27 2010 TV14

When a twenty-nine-year-old man and his paralyzed mother are shot to death in their apartment, Louisville detective Kyle Willett is called to the west side of town to lead the case. As the investigation unfolds, Willett and his team are shocked to learn what initiated the double homicide - a schoolyard fight between two teenaged classmates.

Season 10 : Episode 12

After The First 48: Disappeared/Red Handed

Premiere Date: Jun 03 2010 TV14 L

Now that some of our strongest cases have been adjudicated and many cases have some compelling new developments, we take viewers inside the powerful and dramatic events that unfolded after the arrest, up to and including the trial and conviction.

Season 10 : Episode 13

Girl Fight/Blink of an Eye

Premiere Date: Jun 10 2010 TV14

In Birmingham, Detectives Mike Allison and Cynthia Morrow investigate the tragic case of a mother shot in her car while her three young children sat in the back seat. As detectives close in on a suspect, they are stunned to learn what triggered the shooting. And in Louisville, Det. William Brown is on the hunt for the men who gunned down four cousins hanging out on their grandmother's porch. Brown is faced with the challenge of identifying the suspects in a neighborhood where the fear of retaliation out weighs the satisfaction of putting a killer behind bars.

Season 10 : Episode 14

John Doe/Night of the Dead

Premiere Date: Jul 08 2010 TV14

In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott and partner Det. Collin King are hoping to solve the murder of a man whose identity is a mystery. After following all her leads to dead ends, Wescott is afraid the case will go unsolved--but then things takes an unexpected turn. In Birmingham, Det. Jerry Williams and his team are trying to piece together what happened to two men found dead in a strange house. As the investigation progresses, detectives learn that the killer could be someone the victims thought they could trust.

Season 10 : Episode 15

After The First 48: The Boogeyman

Premiere Date: Jul 15 2010 TV14 L

On March 26th, 2006, homicide detectives were called to the site of a burning car. Inside were the charred remains of 22-year-old Xenia Wilson, the mother of a four-year-old daughter. Detectives Rick Duggan and Randy Laboda closed the case by arresting three suspects: Jose "J.J." Verduzco, Chito Rojas and Ismael "Boogeyman" Moreno. Verduzco and Rojas pled guilty and agreed to testify against Moreno. The trial would take turns that surprised both defendant and prosecutor. And the case itself would have a tragic postcript.

Season 10 : Episode 16

Deadly Gamble/Inside Job

Premiere Date: Jul 15 2010 TV14

In Harris County, Dep. Mario Quintanilla investigates the murder of a woman shot during a robbery of her illegal game room. Acting on a tip that his suspects are from Central America, Quintanilla races to find them before they can flee the country. And in Miami, Det. Fabio Sanchez heads to Little Haiti to investigate the homicide of two young men shot in their living room. Sanchez must track down a friend of the victims who was with them before they were shot--to find out what he knows.

Season 10 : Episode 17

No Escape/Trail of Evidence

Premiere Date: Jul 22 2010 TV14 V

In Miami Sgt. Altarr Williams and detective Frankie Sanchez investigate the murder of Darrell Harrell, gunned down for trying to push a group of drug dealers out of Overtown. Months pass without a lead as the team tries everything they can to keep the case from going cold. Meanwhile in Harris County, Texas, Sgt. Craig Clopton works the murder of Virgil Fuselier, found stabbed to death in his apartment. As Clopton begins the investigation he finds trail of clues that may trace back to the killer.

Season 10 : Episode 18

Critical Condition/Love Thy Neighbor

Premiere Date: Jul 29 2010 TV14

In Louisville Kentucky, rookie detective Holly Rogers is called to the scene of a convenience store robbery that left a 30-year-old employee in critical condition. With strong photographic evidence from security cameras and a trail of physical evidence to follow, Rogers and her team race against the clock to identify and apprehend the shooter. And in Harris County Texas, Deputy Dennis Wolfford investigates the murder of a 39-year-old man gunned down on his front lawn while trying to protect his neighbors who were being robbed. With a description of the robbers and their getaway vehicle, Wolfford and his team set out to track them down and bring them to justice.

Season 10 : Episode 19

Bad Connection/Heartbreak

Premiere Date: Aug 05 2010 TV14

In Birmingham, Det. Jerry Williams and his team investigate the murder of a young man shot dead in an abandoned apartment. With little physical evidence, Williams must rely on witnesses to help him piece together the puzzle and find the killer. In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott investigates the unusual death of a woman shot dead on a residential street. In an effort to determine if her death was a suicide, accidental shooting or murder, Wescott turns to the most obvious person for answers, only to find more questions.

Season 10 : Episode 20

Life Snatched

Premiere Date: Aug 05 2010 TV14

In Miami, Detective Anthony Reyes and the homicide team are investigating the murder of a middle-aged mother of four, shot to death in a random robbery outside a public storage facility. With no witnesses to the actual shooting, detectives must rely on surveillance footage, which could be the key to solving their case.

Season 10 : Episode 21

The Good Son/Jacked Up

Premiere Date: Aug 12 2010 TV14

When a 16-year-old boy is murdered at his family's roadside taco stand, Harris County investigator Sergeant Henry Palacios is faced with one of the most tragic cases he has ever seen. Palacios is hot on the trail of his suspect, when another shooting turns the case on its head. And in Birmingham, Detective Marcel Walker investigates the death of a 29-year-old car mechanic, killed when a late-night tune-up turns deadly. When he gets a tip that the suspect is about to skip town, Walker launches a major manhunt.

Season 10 : Episode 22

Silent Rage/Tainted Love

Premiere Date: Aug 19 2010 TV14

In Harris County, Deputy Jason Brown is called out on Easter Sunday to investigate the brutal shooting of a woman who was a school bus driver and mother of two. Meanwhile, Harris County Sergeant Sidney Miller takes on the murder of a young father, shot dead in a courtyard.

Season 10 : Episode 23

After The First 48: Bail Out

Premiere Date: Aug 26 2010 TV14 L

In Dallas, detectives investigated the shooting death of 26-year-old Daniel Barron, who was killed in the doorway of his home. Detectives soon discovered that the victim's residence doubled as a drug den and that he was robbed. A tipster called-in and eventually six suspects were arrested and charged with capital murder. All six individuals admit involvement in the crime and point to 19-year-old Callie Marshall, mother of two, as the group's ringleader. A year and a half later, Callie finally faces a jury of her peers. Will they see a confused girl who organized the robbery in order to bail her boyfriend out of jail in time for Christmas, or a coldblooded killer?

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