The husband-and-wife filmmaking team of J.S. Cardone and Carol Kottenbrook were last seen meddling with monsters in the Full Moon Productions SHADOWZONE and CRASH AND BURN. They move upscale with this insignificant regional murder mystery.
The setting is Yuma, Arizona, where lone-wolf Sheriff Kyle Shipp (John Beck) proves too unpredictable for bureaucrats back East ("back East" meaning Phoenix). The big boys send city cop Paul McGraw (Steven Bauer) to "modernize" the department and rein in Shipp. This coincides with the grisly
discovery of a woman's decapitated, handless body recently buried in the desert. Against all odds Sheriff Shipp gets a positive I.D. on ...