Diamond Retrieved From Subway

The acquisition of a beloved, pricey jewel can be exciting and romantic; the loss of one, devastating. Lena and Daniel Breed experienced both events in one December weekend. Lena, a 30-year-old design artist, and Daniel, a 33-year-old former police officer, were vacationing in New York on their 10th wedding anniversary. In honor of the occasion, Lena gave Daniel a diamond ring. Walking through midtown Manhattan the next day, the Breeds watched helplessly as the ring slid off Daniel's finger and fell through the urban equivalent of a black hole: the subway grate. Unsure if they'd ever see their diamond again, the couple signaled a nearby patrol officer who contacted the police department's Emergency Services Unit for help. Detectives Richard Perez and Robert Masucci, both of Staten Island, arrived on the scene and quickly tackled the problem. Masucci set up a ladder that led down to

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