By Michael Ausiello
Updated July 17, 2009 at 07:00 AM EDT

Shark actress Sarah Carter has snagged the coveted

new series regular role on CSI: NY, sources confirm.

Carter will play a new clean-up tech who aspires to someday work in the crime lab. We’ll find out later in the season that she’s hiding a secret. My guess: She’s… eh, I lost interest.