Deeply concerned about Claire, Craig calls Jose. He, Gabe and Luis arrive along with most of the boys from the group, as well as the men of the church. Two boys tell them that Claire had approached them, asking for drugs to plant on Maddie. They make it clear that they didn’t do it.
“Did you say anything else? Tell her where to go?” Jose asked.
“No, sir. We didn’t even tell her where not to go, if you get my meaning.”
“Understood. Okay, we go in pairs and we start beating on doors. I don’t wanna call the police. Some of these people are our friends. We talk to friends and family first,” Jose advised. “Nobody goes alone, we clear?”
“Yes, Reverend Joe,” they chorused.
“I want to go,” Craig insisted.
“I dunno, man. You’re not a familiar face. These people are violent and clannish. They gonna think you’re…
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