Bosch: Legacy (2022) s02e01 Episode Script

The Lady Vanishes

Previously on Bosch: Legacy.
You think he's gonna do it again?
I don't know.
I just I keep thinking about it.
He was in the bedroom,
waiting for me.
- Can you describe him?
- He was wearing a mask.
One of those Mexican wrestling masks.
This is Officer Madeline Bosch.
There's been a series of sexual assaults.
You may have heard.
No, I hadn't. That's terrible.
I told you about that rape call
we got a couple weeks ago.
How's the case? Any leads?
I just can't let it go.
Maddie, you here?
Mads, you here?
[suspenseful music playing]
[door closes]
[shower turns on]
[ragged breathing]
[both grunting]
[muffled grunting]
I wish we had more time.
What a shame.
[engine starts]
Oh, my, my, times are changin' ♪
There's a fine, new day comin' round ♪
It's a feelin' like
a cool rain comin' down ♪
It's the rhythm of a new song singin' ♪
It's the rhythm
of a new song singin' ♪
Oh, my, my, times are changin' ♪
Oh, my, my,
times are changin' ♪
Oh, my, my,
I've been waitin' for this moment ♪
Oh, my, my, oh, my, my ♪
Times are changin' ♪
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪
Oh, my, my, times are changin' ♪
[crickets chirping]
[camera shutter clicks]
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Harry, are you okay?
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[Bennett] Harry, are you all right?
You need some air?
Do you wanna sit down?
No, I'm fine.
I'm sorry, what was your question?
Is she dating anyone?
I don't know.
Not that I know of.
She keeps her private life private.
[footsteps approaching]
Neighbor saw Maddie
come home around 7:30.
See anything? Hear anything?
I took a look at his Ring camera,
but it only covers his front door.
What about the other neighbor?
Unit's vacant.
Latent prints.
You need to print this.
You know how many prints
are in that area?
I don't give a shit. Just do it.
Have an APBS put out through Hollywood.
Guys, give us a minute.
Too many people in here already.
All right, sir.
[indistinct chatter]
You holding up?
Her keys are still here.
Her phone, too.
With me.
We're gonna find her, partner.
We're throwing every resource behind this.
You talk to your captain?
He's agreed to let you sit in.
Thanks, brother.
Just to listen in,
or she's gonna steer the ship.
I get it. I just wanna know
what direction it's headed.
Let's go.
[indistinct radio transmission]
[siren wails]
[helicopter whirring]
[siren wails]
[indistinct chatter]
[indistinct chatter]
What the fuck?
Why aren't the UNIS
getting FIs from all these people?
We've got it.
Nobody walks away
without being IDed first.
Harry, it's taken care of.
[dramatic music playing]
[Jerry] The most promising lead
is the Screen Cutter.
West Bureau Sex Crimes
has been working it.
The victims are mid to late 20s,
Asian American, East Hollywood, Thai Town.
The assailant wears a luchador mask,
cuts the screens,
enters through the windows.
Any suspects?
The cases are linked by DNA,
but no hits in CODIS.
Guys, we need something
we can sink our teeth into.
The more time goes on,
the farther she can be taken away,
- hidden better
- Or worse.
And why would this guy
target Officer Bosch?
One possibility? She found the mask
left behind after a attempted rape.
They pulled a partial
off a zipper tab.
Maybe he found out
she was a part of the investigation.
Well, how would he know any of that
unless he's law enforcement?
We can't rule anything out at this point.
Until we develop suspects, we can't
even make a comparison on the partial.
Jesus Christ.
We don't have that kind of time.
We need to find the intersect.
Where they crossed paths,
we find him.
Harry, will you give us a moment?
Nah, fuck that.
You're not shutting me out.
Hey, I let you sit in as a courtesy,
out of respect,
but you can't be involved in this.
You know that.
We wanna find her
just as much as you do.
I doubt that very fuckin' much.
Harry, she's one of ours.
We take your concerns very seriously.
But I don't need to tell you
how crucial the first 48 hours are.
And the more time I waste here with you,
the less time we have to do our job.
Then let me help out.
Let me reach out to her friends
or confidants. They may know something.
It's not gonna happen, Harry.
It's against policy.
If I let you in,
someday some defense attorney
is gonna come in
and blow the case apart.
Fuck policy!
I can't do nothin'?
[siren wails]
[helicopter whirring]
Please go home.
Wait by the phone
in case there's a ransom demand.
[indistinct radio transmission]
I've been on the other side of this
a million times.
I know how things slip through the cracks.
You gotta let us do our job.
What if this was one of your sons?
You know I'm gonna work this
like she's my blood.
Don't cut me out of this.
I'll do what I can.
I'm counting on you, brother.
[indistinct radio transmission]
Is he gonna be a problem?
We've been partners a long time.
I know how he takes.
Yeah, you guys got a history.
I got this, Captain.
[indistinct radio transmission]
- [TV playing]
- [phone rings]
[TV turns off]
[phone rings]
A little late.
I need you right now.
It's an emergency.
What's going on?
My daughter's been abducted.
Oh, shit.
I need you to get into her bank account.
That could take a beat.
I don't care how you do it.
I wanna know
where she used her debit card,
any video I can get,
see if she was followed.
This guy had eyes on her.
I need you to dig into her phone activity.
Got her account info?
[Bosch] I'll send it.
Her cell's on a family plan.
Go through her calls,
match 'em to specific names.
Probably digitally stalked her, too.
Comb through her social media.
Comments on her photos,
who tagged 'em,
and who responded to her posts.
Right. Anything that pops.
I'm on it.
[horn honks]
[tires screech]
This poor girl has the Bosch curse.
None of that talk, Mank.
I'm just sayin', you know?
Whole family is shit magnets.
I'm just praying we find her.
Hold that thought.
Suspect entered the cut window screen.
Described as white,
average height and weight.
And Preeda Saetang
mentioned he smelled of cigarettes.
[indistinct] also mentioned her attacker
smelled of cigarette smoke.
We didn't catch that call.
Kai Morgan did.
You and Maddie just recanvassed
the neighborhood on that case?
There had been sightings of a man running
from the scene wearing a luchador mask.
Yeah, the one she found in the trash.
That's right.
You and Maddie
interviewed a lot of people.
Neighbors, delivery men,
landscapers, postal workers
A city inspector, Kurt Dockweiler?
Maddie clocked one of his notices.
He didn't know anything.
I told her to leave it alone,
let West Bureau Sex Crimes do its job.
Why don't you walk me through
some of these interviews
and we'll take them one by one.
Well, you know RHD, sir,
it's a tight seal,
and I'm on the outside looking in.
I'm sorry to wake you, Lieutenant.
I'm sure you've heard about
what happened to my daughter.
Well, if you hear anything,
Captain, please give me a call.
Obviously, strictest confidence.
Uh, yeah, that's right. I'm retired.
Yes, sir, I know Behavioral Sciences
is still available to me.
No, I
No, I don't need a referral.
I don't need a counselor.
What I need is information
regarding my daughter's case.
Right. With all due respect, sir,
Major Crimes won't give me shit.
I was kind of hoping you would.
Hey, thanks for picking up.
Harry, of course.
I can't keep calling Edgar.
I'll burn that and it won't help.
I'll put my ear to the ground.
If anything comes through
the captain's office,
you will be the first to know.
Means a lot, Mank. Thanks.
All right.
[girl] Dad.
[phone rings]
[Bosch] Speaking.
Ernie Munger from the coroner's office.
Oh. Hey, Ernie.
What's going on?
Look, I heard what happened in Hollywood.
I'm a father.
I thought I'd call you first
before notifying RHD.
You still there?
Go ahead.
A Jane Doe just landed.
Blunt force trauma.
White female, 20, 25 years old.
I'm praying it's not her,
but she fits the description.
Where was she?
Sheriff's body dump.
They found her on an exit ramp
on the 5 in East LA.
I'm coming down.
I want eyes on her before anyone.
I'll get you in.
[phone ringing]
[indistinct chatter]
Not much from her apartment complex.
Some Ring cameras in that neighborhood
Won't pick up anything in the street.
If they were even turned on.
We're still canvassing.
- What's the radius?
- One block.
Make it three.
We don't have a suspect description,
nothing on the vehicle.
What are we looking for here, Edgar?
Anything that looks and feels suspicious.
Well, that narrows it down.
- We'll keep at it.
- I'm around.
All right.
[engine turns off]
[somber music playing]
[phone rings]
Still matching numbers and names.
Any unusual calls?
One incoming unidentified,
provided by Boost Mobile.
Bet the son of a bitch called her.
I'll try and track down the user,
but I can't promise anything.
What about known contacts?
Chandler tried a few times this week.
Keep digging.
[engine starts]
[banging on door]
Maddie's been taken.
I need your help.
Well, come in, come in.
What do you mean
she's been taken?
Case she was involved with,
a serial rapist.
Cops are calling him the Screen Cutter.
I think he has her.
Oh, God. When?
Last night. When's the last time
you spoke with her?
Well, not not last night.
The night before.
- On the phone?
- Her place. I went to see her.
He had to be watching her,
casing her place,
getting her routine down.
Did you see anything when you went there?
Anything at all?
T-There was someone in the courtyard
when I went in.
A man.
I-I saw him when I was at her front door.
I I mean,
I just assumed it was another tenant,
a neighbor out for a smoke.
I didn't really pay any attention to him.
- He was smoking?
- Yes.
Do you think you could identify him
if you saw him again?
Is this what happened in the other cases?
Did he abduct his victims?
- [line out rings]
- No. We don't know why he took Maddie.
But there's a reason he broke his MO.
[phone rings]
[Bosch] Jerry, I have a witness
who saw a guy
outside Maddie's apartment building
the night before.
He was fucking skiing her place.
We did a canvass of the whole complex.
Nobody saw anything.
It's Honey Chandler.
She was visiting Maddie,
saw the guy.
You need to set her up with
a composite artist as soon as possible.
Wait a minute. Wait, Harry.
How does she know it was the guy?
She doesn't, but I do.
I'll set it up.
[dramatic music playing]
[engine turns off]
- [grunting]
- Oh, shit. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Okay, okay.
[exhales deeply]
Oh, you're a plucky little bitch.
Someone saw him running down this alley
after the attempted rape,
looking for a car to steal.
They see what direction he ran in
after he tossed the mask?
Nope. Here's where she found it.
These cameras work?
Just for monitoring, not recording.
Tenants see anything?
Broad daylight.
I told her, let the detectives handle it.
She couldn't let it go.
Wouldn't you have done the same?
Something on your mind?
I don't know.
I just didn't get through to her.
This isn't on you.
Maddie spotted that, too.
Even followed up with the city inspector.
Told him to keep his eyes and ears open.
I have a bad feeling about this.
Is he holding it together?
Goin' full tilt until he finds her.
[computer mouse clicks]
As my grandma used to sing,
keep on the sunny side.
You hear from Harry,
I'm your first call.
You know it.
Afternoon, sir.
Can I have your driver's license,
registration, please?
What did I do?
[Maddie] I'll explain after
you give me your driver's license.
[Chandler sighs]
So many choices.
[composite artist]
Take your time.
I hope that thing has an eraser.
Why don't you try
visualizing the moment again?
[exhales deeply]
Hey. Kurt.
Catch you at a bad time?
About to head a new meeting, actually.
What's up?
Oh, I was just wondering
if there are any updates on Thai Town.
As far as I know, same as I told you.
They're still working that partial.
Yeah, the fingerprint off the mask.
No matches yet.
You see anything on your route?
A copper called me,
saw one of my notices,
wanted me to keep my eyes open.
I just didn't know if I should be looking
for anything in particular, you know?
All they know is the guy
was wearing a luchador mask.
So no witnesses, huh?
Not yet.
Look, I gotta run.
All right, well, if I see anything
or I hear anything, I will let you know.
Yeah, you do that.
[Dockweiler] And you'll, uh,
you'll keep me posted, right?
I'll try.
Okay, pal. Thanks.
[car wash starts]
[Espinosa] In the last week,
three vehicles of interest.
They either parked in that area
and a male was seen crossing the street,
or repeat visitors
who stopped and came back.
You track down the registered owners?
[Conniff] Two were residents, the third
was a visitor, so we excluded him.
This city vehicle popped up a few times.
Passed through
about the same time every day.
The shop number
will give you the department.
Can't make it out.
I tried. It's too blurry.
A lot of residential construction
in that area.
Probably his jurisdiction.
Ah, speaking of city inspectors,
I've gotta check the box
on Maddie's canvassing.
Stay on that video.
Anything that looks
and feels suspicious?
That's the spirit.
You sure this his day off?
That's what his supervisor said.
I don't see a city vehicle.
- It's not a take-home.
- Oh.
What other areas
does he cover besides Thai Town?
Los Feliz, Silver Lake.
But no one ever asked him about squatters
or problem locations in that neighborhood.
The fuck you doing?
Victims all smelled cigarette smoke
on their attacker.
Well, that's a leap. You gonna go around
the city collecting cigarette butts?
If I have to.
[suspenseful music playing]
[soft music playing]
Hot off the press.
And no matter how much time they take,
their eyes and nose never look right.
She did say it was dark.
Let me ask you something.
Mr. Dockweiler?
- [Dockweiler] Yeah?
- [Maddie] You have a sec?
Watch his place.
Thought that might be you.
I'm Officer Bosch.
We spoke over the phone
about the Thai Town sexual assaults.
Right, yeah. How's that going?
We're still looking.
What do you think?
That's the guy.
Are you sure?
Yeah, it's him. That's the man
I saw outside Maddie's apartment.
Who is he?
His name's Kurt Dockweiler.
He's a city inspector.
He picked his victims
from the neighborhoods he worked in.
That's why he wore the mask.
They would have recognized him.
We can get a search warrant
for his house with this, Jerry.
- Jerry.
- Hmm?
- Need a word.
- Sure.
Give me the address.
I'm not waiting for a fuckin' warrant.
Harry, we have to do this the right way.
Otherwise, he could walk.
You have to. I don't.
If she's there,
I don't have a minute to waste.
We'll have a warrant in an hour.
That's all I need.
Where's he live?
Jesus Christ, Jerry. It's Maddie.
He lives in the Valley.
Then I'm headed to the Valley.
Send me the pin.
Look, don't be in there
when the troops land.
Send me the address.
[door unlocks]
[suspenseful music playing]
Maddie, are you here?
Maddie, can you hear me?
Maddie, are you here?
[suspenseful music playing]
[clothes dryer running]
[suspenseful music playing]
Can I help you?
I believe you can.
[phone vibrates]
[sirens wailing]
[phone rings]
Hey, Jerry. I'm out.
There's enough for Bennett
to collect clean with the search warrant.
Harry. You're not gonna believe this.
Dockweiler just turned himself in.
Hollywood Station.
He say anything about Maddie?
About to find out.
I'm on my way.
Don't let that fucker out of your sight.
[engine starts]
- [Mank] What do you think?
- [Jerry] I think he's good for it.
Hey, could be just another lunatic.
Well, there is that possibility.
I think he's good for it, too.
Mr. Dockweiler.
Detective Jerry Edgar.
You were at my house.
I left you a card.
Is that why you're here?
Well, I know the police
have been looking for me.
Do you know why?
The missing officer.
Do you know where she is?
I do.
Well, I'm not gonna tell you that.
Not until you give me what I want.
And what's that?
Well, you'll have to go through my lawyer.
He's on his way.
But why do you need a lawyer?
We can talk right here, you and me.
Cops are allowed to lie.
The Supreme Court said so.
You know what I think?
I think you're the liar.
You don't know where Madeline Bosch is.
You came in here
spinning some bullshit
because you know we have you
on the Thai Town rapes.
We found your print on that mask,
DNA all over it.
We know you stalked the victims
from your job as an inspector.
If you wanna arrest me for the rapes,
arrest me.
But you won't find her.
Is she alive?
For now.
What does that mean?
It means I'm not gonna say another word
until I speak with my attorney.
Whoa, whoa, whoa.
Harry, what the fuck are you doing here?
That motherfucker
knows where my daughter is.
We don't even know if he's the guy.
It's him.
- Let RHD sweat him out.
- Fuck this.
- Harry.
- Don't fuck with me, Mank.
You shouldn't be here!
You know it! I know it!
Go home, Harry!
What'd he say?
He claims he knows where she is.
- Where?
- He lawyered up and stopped talking.
Jesus. Tell me she's still alive.
All he said was
for now.
[dramatic music playing]
[ragged breathing]
Can anybody hear me?
Hello? Can anyone hear me?
Help! [whimpers]
Help! I'm in here!
Can anyone hear me?!
Help! I'm in here! Help!
Help! Help!
Help! Help! Help!
Can anybody hear me?!
Help! Help!
Help me!
[dramatic music playing]
Next time on Bosch: Legacy.
She could be anywhere
in a 300-mile radius.
You know what an hourglass is?
You turn 'em over, and the sand
slowly trickles down to the bottom half.
Please, anyone! Help!
Time is running out.
Tell me what I'm supposed to do.
You tell me.
What the fuck am I supposed to do?!
Where the hell did this video come from?
Dockweiler must have released it.
She turned over.
Looks like she's crying.
I owe you.
Hey, I'm going with you.
[dramatic music playing]
[theme music playing]
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