Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming console is definitely a useful piece of equipment, but did you ever think of using one to save another human being? Well, reports are in that Allen Begley was kidnapped by his father-in-law and accused of stealing items worth $245 from his business. He was then forced to call family and friends to find the money and his neighbor offered up his Xbox 360, which was successfully traded for the release of the captive. After being released, Begley promptly called the police who arrested his captor and charged him with Especially Aggravated Kidnapping. Did you ever think that an Xbox 360 would be able to get you out of a tight spot?

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