Hairdresser Clipped Costner's Computer

Cops: Actor's Apple was picked last year during his Aspen wedding

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Cops: Hairdresser Clipped Costner's Computer

DECEMBER 15--An Aspen hairdresser hired last year to beautify guests at Kevin Costner's wedding allegedly took the opportunity to swipe the actor's laptop computer, which contained photos of the star's nuptials. Pascal Bensimon, 44, is facing a felony theft charge for lifting Costner's Apple G4, which was reported stolen from the Oscar winner's ranch on September 25, 2004, the day Costner wed Christine Baumgartner. According to Aspen Police Department reports, copies of which you'll find below, a digital camera owned by Costner was also pinched that day, though it has not been recovered. When confronted by investigators, Bensimon, pictured at right in a Pitkin County Sheriff's Office booking photo, said he took the laptop 'because he was angry with the woman responsible for the Costner wedding, as Bensimon believed she treated him poorly.' In an interview with the Aspen Daily News, Bensimon, free on $5000 bond, denied stealing Costner's property. 'Some people put some drugs in my glass. I was not conscious for the day that I was there and I don't understand what's coming up now,' he explained. (9 pages)