U.S. Marshal (1958–1960)
25 Oct. 1958Sentenced to Death
Morgan transports Matt Bonner to the federal penitentiary after he is sentenced to death for murdering three men during a hold-up attempt. His two accomplices, who are still at large, arrange for a gun to be delivered to him in prison and Bonner attempts to shoot his way out to the waiting getaway car.
15 Nov. 1958The Arraignment
A Deputy U.S. Marshal asks for a day off to discuss wedding plans with his fiancée and her parents and Marshal Morgan agrees to arrange for a change in the arraignment date of a pair of bank robbers to accommodate him. The crooks won't cooperate with the lawman's wedding plans by attempting to escape custody on two separate occasions.
22 Nov. 1958Seventh Stranger
Marshal Morgan and his men try to protect an escapee from behind the Iron Curtain from communist assassins sent to murder him.
6 Dec. 1958The Stool Pigeon
Morgan's attempt to break up a narcotics ring has tragic consequences when one of his deputies is killed during a drug bust. The marshals manage to arrest two of the crooks, one of whom is persuaded to turn state's evidence. Before the man can testify, though, one of the gang's hitmen shoots him on the steps of the courthouse. Morgan hopes that the dying gangster will provide him a lead to track down the gang's leader.
13 Dec. 1958Check Artist
When Deputy Johnson is accused of passing a bad check, Morgan discovers that a clever forger is creating false identities and passing bogus paper across Southern Arizona. With the help of the U.S. Postal Inspectors, the U.S. Marshal tries to bait a trap for the criminal.
An angry young man jumps bail in Utah and heads for his home in Arizona to the only person he trusts - his mother - who suffers a heart attack when she learns of his activities. Marshal Morgan promises her that he'll bring in her son alive, but this could prove to be a tall order after the young man goes on a crime spree that include running over a highway policeman and shooting a sheriff.
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