A cop named Donnelly goes on vacation to China Lake. He pulls over a woman driver in the middle of nowhere, accuses her of being drunk and locks her into the trunk of her car - leaving her by the side of the road. At a diner he fantasises about attacking two men who turn out to be cement workers. Later on Donnelly spies the car belonging to one of the men, waits for him to return and then chases him into the desert. Attacking with with a tyre iron, Donnelly locks the man into the trunk of his car. Donnelly returns to work.