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

  • 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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  • Wedding Ring Lost and Found at Port Sheldon Pier (2018)

    I received a call from Angela on Thursday, Aug 23rd. Her husband, Hector, had lost his wedding ring in Lake Michigan at Port Sheldon Pier 4 days before.  When my wife heard where this search was to take place she insisted on tagging along.  Because the search area was within a gated community, Angela met […]

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  • Tungsten Wedding Ring Recovered from Lake MI (2018)

    I received a panicked text from Mo on July 7th saying he’d just lost his wedding ring on South Haven Beach and was in need of help finding it.  I assured him that I could help but it would take me about 2 hours to get there.  He and his wife Megan agreed to wait […]

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