In the episode "The Battle for Red Hook" he is going to his boat to fish. Then Thomas Eichhorst is seen sitting in his boat saying that it's to dangerous to go out at night. Thomas Eichhorst asked if he could get him and his vampire contingent across to Red Hook, Brooklyn, Messina repiled by saying the whole place is under a strong police presence. Thomas Eichhorst offered him a briefcase filled with millions of dollars and he agreed to take them across. When he took them across, all of the vampires exit the boat and Thomas Eichhorst said to Kelly Goodweather to thank him, by stinging him in the throat leaving him to turn later on.