It's night and Dexter is driving. He arrives at Ramon's house as he's VO'ing that he can use the ring to link Miguel to Ellen's murder, thus "threatening" to ruin his reputation. What, is he going to plant the evidence but not use it? Because, were the plant to be found, there's no "threatening" his reputation. It would just be ruined, right? He stops Ramon's wife, Sara, as she's entering her house. He asks her how she's doing and she says not well. He asks for Ramon and she says that he didn't come home from the funeral with her (she doesn't mention that Ramon threw Dex and Rita out of the service). Ramon has been on a bender and she's really worried about him. Dexter leaves, but asks her to tell Ramon that he stopped by.
At the station the next day, the day before this wedding nonsense is over and done with so help me God, Dexter VO's that Ramon's blood family doesn't know where he is, but maybe his "blue family" will. Then, he calls Papa Smurf. I kid. He looks at a printout of a newspaper article regarding a bust of Ramon's and a fellow officer. He calls the Sheriff's Department and asks for Sergeant Jessie Whitaker, the man with Ramon in the newspaper article. He is put on hold. As he's waiting, he decides to do a little research on Rita. The operator comes back and tells Dexter that Sergeant Whitaker is in the field, but Dexter tells her that he's from Homicide and asks her to track him down. He's on hold again. He VO's that, before she left Michigan, Rita Bennett would have been Rita Brandon. Apparently, Rita was married before Paul to a guy with the last name "Ackerman." She was 16 and the marriage lasted 6 months.
Angel is leading a meeting and tells everyone that the brass has given them a blank check regarding overtime. This show never felt more like fiction than at this very moment. The brass wants Jorge Orozco a.k.a. George King a.k.a The Sinner in custody and they're willing to pay for it. In Nicaragua, Orozco is known as El Fierro (translation: The Blade). He doesn't try new things, this Orozco. Back home, he headed an interrogation unit for the Contras, so he was essentially a professional torturer. With Miguel Prado's murder, this case is now officially huge.
Back in his office, Dexter finally connects with Sergeant Whitaker. Dex says that he's a family friend and looking for Ramon, who has been missing since his brother's funeral. He says in a leading way that, because of his "problem," it's urgent that they find him and thought his old partner might have some ideas. Whitaker says that he can think of a few of Ramon's favorite places, but basically he could be found at any bar within a ten mile radius.