The Knucklehead of the day goes to an Oklahoma man who faked his own kidnapping and demanded a $375! A missing Oklahoma man found gambling alone at a casino was arrested for extortion and false reporting of a crime after faking his own kidnapping, police said.

According to a police report, family last saw Jonathan Michael Davis, 34, of Owasso, Feb. 27, and two days later they began receiving messages from his cellphone by someone claiming to have kidnapped him. The purported kidnapper also sent pictures of a broken finger, promising more violence if a ransom wasn’t paid.

Local police contacted federal authorities that night, and U.S. marshals tracked down an unharmed Davis early the next morning at River Spirit Casino. Their early investigation shows no evidence of a kidnapping.

Davis is being held on a $10,000 bond and has a court date on Friday.

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