Tom Townsend

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a reward basis, what it is worth to you and what you can afford for me to come out and find your lost item. If your item isn’t found, there will be a $25 call out fee (30 mile radius of G.R., further distances negotiable). Cache and insurance claim searches, if found, on a pre-negotiated percentage of value.

Search Types

Jewelry, keys, heirlooms, etc. Estate searches, beaches, parks, lakes & streams (up to 5 feet deep), campgrounds/RV parks, anywhere with legal permission from the land owner.

Search Locations

Primarily West Michigan but will travel wherever needed.

Tom Townsend's Bio

I’ve been finding and returning lost items to their rightful owners since I was 10 years old. I even received an Outstanding Citizen Award from the local police department for returning the $800+ dollars I’d found that belonged to a local business owner who’d dropped the day’s business receipts while getting out of his car. I’ve become very proficient over the last couple years with the Garrett AT Pro metal detector and look forward to helping you find your lost treasure with it.

Tom Townsend - Recent Blog Post

  • Engagement Ring Lost & Found in Lake Michigan (2021)

    I received a text from Rebekah Saturday evening after losing her engagement ring in waist deep water in Lake Michigan at Holland State Park.  She and Mike had only been engaged 3 weeks and was desperate for help to retrieve it.  I was able to meet them at the park the following day but when […]

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  • Lost Heirloom Wedding Band (2021)

    I received a call from Krati concerning some friends who were visiting from the Livonia area that were in desperate need of my help.  Alex & Ankita had only been married a week when Alex felt his wedding band, passed down from his grandfather, slip off his finger while in the water at Silver Lake […]

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  • Beautiful Silver Ring Found on Lake MI Shoreline (2019)

    After completing a successful Ring Finder search for a client in Royal Oak, I was doing a little searching on my own at Grand Haven State Park.  I was approached by fellow West MI Ring Finder, Gregg Larabel.  A woman had stopped him on the beach and said she had lost a ring while walking […]

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  • Wedding Ring Lost On 3rd Anniversary (2019)

    I received a call Thursday from Joe who had lost his wedding ring the day before in Lake Michigan at Grand Haven State Park.  He said he was from the east side of the state and they were about to leave for home. They had been in Grand Haven celebrating their 3rd wedding anniversary where they […]

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  • Ruby Bead Found Amongst the Silver (2019)

    I got an unusual call from SB Swae in Grand Haven to locate a ruby bead from a necklace that had broken while he was felling a tree next to Tech Audio, his uncle’s business.  He said the necklace contained several pure silver beads that had fallen off the strand along with the ruby bead […]

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