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It’s amazing what you’ll find at the bottom of a river! These Florida deputies found some family treasure while doing some dive training.

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office dive team does monthly training to keep their SCUBA skills sharp. The deputies recently received a strange request. An elderly man lost something very valuable in the 6 Mile Creek. His the band on his Rolex watch broke and fell into the creek! The watch was estimated to be worth $16,000. So the man asked if the dive team could search for it.

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The dive team was already scheduled to be in the area for training so they took up the challenge. After about 20 minutes of searching the Florida creek bed, they found the family’s lost treasure in about 20 feet of water! What was even cooler was that the Rolex was still ticking! [SOURCE News Channel 8]