When the Utah Kid stole $20,000 from Wells Fargo, Jim Hardie is sent to track him down to recover the stolen money. Jim following the horse tracks of the Utah Kid finds the horse at Zeb Baker's farm outside of Miles City. Zeb tells Jim he has claimed the horse as he was with the posse that hung the Utah Kid the night before for killing a local man - Mr. Warren. Jim informs him that he has no interest in the horse; only the $20,000 he stole and was carrying. In Miles City he takes his horse to the stable where Dr. Howard recognizes Jim's voice. They are friends from long ago. Upon hearing Jim's story Dr. Howard tells him he was one of the six men in the posse led by Sheriff Paul Brick. Sheriff Brick denies seeing the money but suddenly both he and Jim are searching for the money as each suspect is looked at.