Beverly Hills police blow up screenwriter's laptop, script
Beverly Hills police blew up an aspiring screenwriter's laptop and script when investigating a suspicious package Thursday morning on Rodeo Drive.
The screenwriter, who was not identified, apparently left his briefcase - with the computer and script inside - unattended at a talent agency office.
Beverly Hills Police Lt. Tony Lee said police, not knowing what was inside the briefcase, detonated it as safety precaution.
Lee said the owner was distraught when he learned what happened to briefcase.