Fort Gibson police arrested three men for an unsuccessful kidnapping attempt.
They say Aaron Craiger, 26, plotted to kidnap his son's mother from a Fort Gibson church.
Two others, Anthony Foster, 24, and Jessica Sanchez, 27, were also arrested for their roles in the plot.
Investigators discovered the plot while they were investigating a possible protective order violation.
They say a knife had been purchased to use in the kidnapping.
Police say Craiger had also tried to recruit others to help, but they refused.