Beware the Naked Toe-Tickler

The naked toe-tickler who exposed himself to several women in Florida over the last five years may be back after a one-year hiatus.

The tickler got off on the wrong foot with authorities when he reportedly began fondling the feet of women in the area in 2001, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

According to the accounts of his victims, the tickler is a freaky fetishist who breaks into houses under the cover of night and touches the toes of sleeping women — all while wearing nothing but a smile (and sometimes a hat).

So when cops responded to a woman's call complaining of an uninvited naked dude with his mitts on her paws, they feared their fetishist had made a comeback.

The woman said she was sleeping on her couch in front of the TV when she awoke to a man, naked except for a backwards baseball cap, feeling on her feet. When she asked him what he was doing, he hot-footed it out of there with his hands cupped over his nether regions.

She said she then woke her husband and they called the police.

The tickler is suspected in the fly-by-night toe-touchings of five area women since 2001, one of whom described him as having a curly pony tail and a "skinny white butt." In both of those cases the freaky foot fan fled when discovered.

Police are looking for a man fitting the description of the attacker, but haven't made any arrests yet.

"We are just at the beginning of the investigation," Sheriff's Investigator Tom Tatum said.

He's Probably Top of His Class at the University of Duh

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A South Florida college student who allegedly called in a bomb threat to a California airport because he was late for his flight is scheduled to appear in federal court.

The FBI says Yechezkel Wells, 21, called in a bomb threat to the Long Beach Airport because he arrived late for his flight and couldn't board.

He was being held at a federal detention center in Los Angeles following his arrest and is charged with providing false information and making threats.

It's not clear which college he attends.

Reports say Wells arrived only minutes before a JetBlue flight to Fort Lauderdale was scheduled to leave.

The plane departed about an hour late after authorities using bomb-sniffing dogs determined it was safe.

I'm Sane, I'm Sober, and I'm Staring at a Wayward Kangaroo

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A kangaroo who escaped from its owner's property in rural northwest Oklahoma City was safely corralled by three Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputies.

Authorities received a 911 call about the escaped animal Saturday morning, spokesman Mark Myers said. The man who made the call told the dispatcher about seeing the kangaroo and said that he was sane and not drunk.

"This was definitely one of our more unusual calls," Myers said.

Sure enough, deputies found the kangaroo jumping down a road and eating grapes from nearby farms. Using their vehicles, they guided the animal back to its owner's property, Myers said.

The kangaroo's owner also owns other exotic animals, Myers said.

Thanks to Out There reader S. Cannon.

Ring ... Ring ... Ring ... 'I Found Your Bling'

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — William Bundy figured he would never again see the Campbell County High School 1988 class ring he lost that year while scuba diving in Hawaii.

By Labor Day weekend, however, he expects the ring to be back on his finger.

Bundy lost the ring in 60 feet of water at some submerged caves called The Cathedral. The caves are so named because their openings look like stained-glass windows.

"I remember going down with the ring and not remembering where I lost it at," he said.

Earlier this month, Lindsey Holt picked up a perfectly round object covered in coral on the ocean floor. Lindsey and her family, of Northbrook, Ill., are experienced divers who visited The Cathedral during a trip to Hawaii for a wedding.

Back on the surface, they used industrial-strength cleaner to remove the coral.

On one side of the ring they saw a camel, pyramid, palm tree and what looked like an Aladdin's lamp. On the other was a scuba diver. On the top was "Campbell County High School." Underneath was the inscription, "Made exclusively for R.C. Bundy, Gillette, WY."

The information helped Lindsey's father, Rob Holt track down Bundy, who now lives in Thornton, Colo., and works for Anadarko Petroleum.

"Hi R.C., this is Rob Holt and I've got a minor surprise for you ..." Holt said in a message on Bundy's answering machine at work.

Holt and his daughter, who is a University of Denver sophomore studying business, both said that trying to find the ring's owner seemed like the right thing to do.

"It might mean nothing to him but it might mean something," Lindsey Holt said. "It's a class ring, it has to mean something."

Thanks to Out There reader John K.

And Then I Busted Out a Tire Iron to Teach Them All a Lesson

FRUIT COVE, Fla. (AP) — The supervisor went for a bat. The employee whipped out a weed trimmer. Another worker used a hammer to break up the fight.

That's the scene St. Johns County authorities described after a lawn service supervisor criticized one of his worker's grass-cutting skills, The Florida Times-Union reported.

Lance Tywan Wamley, 26, of Hollywood, Fla., is charged with threatening several men with a 34-inch baseball bat and then hitting one man in the chest. The worker, Eric J. Torres, 23, defended himself with a weed trimmer, authorities said.

Another worker, armed with a hammer, broke up the scuffle, authorities said.

Torres was treated at a hospital. Wamley was charged with felony assault and battery.

Thanks to Out There reader Jamie W.

Compiled by's Taylor Timmins.

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