Season 4, Episode 5 Tar Baby

First Aired: April 12, 2005

Vic works with Shane to bring down a pusher who killed an ex-addict-turned-drug counselor, and it leads them to a black-tar heroin ring that's run by Antwon's crew. Meanwhile, Dutch and Claudette investigate the murder of an elderly woman who was shot in her home; and Julien has concerns about the seized-assets program.

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  • Premiered: March 12, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • User Rating:4.62 out of 5 (461 ratings)
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