Divorced by his wife, Nifty kidnapped his son from day care and forced a cab driver to take them across the country. After a car wreck Nifty and little Johnny were briefly seperated and Johnny found by some farmers. Nifty came by the house soon after, saw his son and escaped with him. Dick Tracy and the police arrived at this point and Nifty was arrested. Afterwards Nifty and his wife would reconcile.