I'm guessing he must have had enough steaks to go around or else it would not have been possible to lure Ollie the German Shepherd away from the pack.
--which is a bit of a red herring of height, since many of the viewers will assume women are shorter than men, but Kate Shindle, who played OTB/drug smuggler lawyer Danielle Olivera, is 5'11" and Danny Binstock (who played the cell phone stealing, drug stealing brother) claims to be just 6'.
Danielle is further absolved of the murder by these lines:
Speaking of red herrings, H!ITG! Carlos Gómez had his name in the opening credits.