A woman named Lynn comes to Oceanside looking for her kidnapped son, Evan, who has severe diabetes. Cooper remembers he was being abused by his stepfather, an accusation Lynn vehemently denies. Turns out Coop has been secretly treating Evan, who has been living on the streets with his real dad, Frank. When Evan calls his mom to tell her to stop looking for him, the police know Cooper was involved and he’s arrested.
While in lockup, Cooper confides to Charlotte that he saw Evan and is worried that he might have a kidney infection. He wants her to get him antibiotics. The next day, Cooper must stand before a judge. As he is led into the courtroom, his friends can see that he’s been badly beaten. The judge orders him to reveal the location of Evan and his father. Cooper refuses and is held in contempt. We knew he wasn’t gonna talk.