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Armed with a metal detector, island resident returns lost engagement ring - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

July 30, 2014

Buried treasure Armed with a metal detector, island resident returns lost engagement ring

Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 7:07 am, Thu Dec 20, 2012.

GALVESTON — With his metal detector and scoop shovel, an islander found a valuable diamond engagement ring buried nearly a foot in the surf and returned it to its jubilant owner.

Clyde Longworth, 54, owner of a Galveston lawn-care business, heard from a friend about a Daily News classified advertisement placed earlier this month by Lisa Olson, which stated she lost the platinum ring near 45th Street and Seawall Boulevard. 

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