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Col. Edward Yellman’s Dog Tags Returned To Him

In 2012, I located Mr. Edward Yellman’s dog tags laying side by side while metal detecting. I looked him up in an online database and then did some sleuthing through real estate transactions, obituaries and so forth to locate him, including a mailing address.  I wrote a short note and included his tags – I

Locating a Loaded Gun For A Worried Property Owner

A farm manager contacted me regarding the loss of his pocket pistol while he was mowing at his farm.  Of course, their primary concern was the safety of any kids who might find the gun – it was small and could be mistaken for a toy.  Recent rains would likely render the shells useless, but

Lexington Kentucky Engagement Ring Recovery

I did a ring recovery tonight near a hotel in Lexington for Chris and Erin, who called me after searching for “metal detector rental” in Lexington (a search I deliberately intercept.) The white gold ring with diamonds was tricky to find due to the trash in the area and very noisy traffic, but a bit