Thursday, June 30, 2016

Possible Upright Canine Sighting - Mercer County, PA


The following report was submitted by Eric Altman of the Pennsylvania Cryptozoology Society...possibly an upright canine sighting. There is a history of upright canine sightings in Mercer County, PA:

On December 17, 2014 at approximately 3:15 AM. Shortly after leaving work, two men driving in different vehicles headed east on Route 62 towards the city of Mercer, PA. They both saw an unknown figure walking down the roadway. Witness A who has not come forward as of yet saw the figure on the right side of the roadway walking east with the flow of traffic. Witness B who I was able to interview saw the figure on the opposite side of the roadway walking east with the flow of traffic. Witness A was approximately a half mile ahead of witness B. After Witness B saw what he claims, he stopped at a local Gas convenience store where he spoke to Witness A about what he saw. Witness A confirmed he in fact saw the figure walking along the roadway just before Witness B did. Witness B later spoke with two other colleagues who left work at the same time. They were driving behind him approximately 150 to 200 yards back and they stated they did not see any figure or anything walking along side of the roadway.

I was able to interview witness B by telephone on December 19, 2014 and again on December 20, 2014 in person at the location of the sighting. The other witness who saw the figure first, has not come forward to talk with me about what he saw.

Date: December 17, 2014
Time: Approximately 3:15 AM
Location: Route 62 approximately 2 miles east of the city of Mercer PA.
Weather conditions, Temps in the mid to upper 30's and raining.

Witness B describes his sighting as such. While driving home from work at approximately 3:15 am he was headed east on Route 62 between 50 and 55 mph. The witness saw a very large figure walking with the flow of traffic on the opposite side of the road way. He did not see arms swinging, he did not see specific features or any type of hair. The witness described the figure as being an all uniformed color. The color was that of a light brown, as he stated similar to the color of a deer. The figure seemed to be moving very gracefully, as if it were gliding along. The witness saw the figure for several seconds before passing by. The witness ruled out the possibility of this being a person due to several factors. He estimated the height of the creature to be between 6 1/2 to 7 feet tall. The shoulders and upper body was massive in size coming down to a tapered and thin waist. The witness stated that the legs were two to three times the size of his. The witness emphasized that the figure was much larger than a NBA pro player or an NFL Football player. He stated the figure was much larger than former Pittsburgh Steelers Tackle Max Starks who is 6'8" and weighs 370 lbs. The witness stated the figure made Max look like a child. The witness did also state that two other colleagues were driving behind him approximately 150 to 200 yards. When he questioned them later if they too had seen the figure, they both stated they did not.

After passing the figure along side the roadway, he stopped at a convenience store where he spoke to his colleague who saw the figure just a few moments before. When he asked him if he saw the figure, the other witness replied, "You mean that giant F****** walking on the side of the road?" Which confirmed he too saw the figure.



The Investigation: Upon arriving at an agreed upon location in Mercer, PA at Noon on December 20, 2014, the witness and I traveled to the location where he had his sighting. I took several photos of the area and it was difficult to do any measurements or conduct a thorough investigation due to the high volume of traffic. However, I did document the witnesses statements, and took photos of the area. A look over the area revealed there is snow cover on the ground, however no prints or any physical evidence was located. My personal opinion is that the figure turned and either stepped over the guardrail or walked into the clearing on the left at the end of the guardrail and into the wooded area out of sight.

Conclusion: I feel that the eyewitness definitely saw something. What it was can not be determined as his encounter was very brief and he did not see any arms, or distinctive features. It is uncertain what the witness saw, however he is emphatic that it was not a person. The witness testimony was very intriguing and believable. However unless we are contacted by any other witnesses with further information or evidence to present, the case will remain unresolved as to what the witness saw on December 17, 2014.

Year of the Dogman

Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania's Unknown Creatures, Casebook 3

The Beast of Bray Road: Tailing Wisconsin's Werewolf

Real Wolfmen: True Encounters in Modern America



Click the 'Listen Live' link...then click the chat balloon icon
Follow 'Arcane Radio' on Facebook

 photo encounter-collage6a_zpsce3eq2k5.jpg

 photo phantom-encounter_zpsbrxtefmw.png
Pennsylvania Upright Canine/Dogman - Todd Sees Death Investigation HOTLINE

Call 570-478-0902
if you have any information on these cases.
Just leave a message with contact number,
or you can write direct to report any strange sighting or encounter at
lonstrickler@phantomsandmonsters.com

 photo BOOKLIST_zpsqftg5awr.jpg


 photo expanded perspectives logo color_zpsgjijnx4p.jpg

Photobucket

 photo anomalist2_zps526a585c.jpg





BOOK SUGGESTIONS


The Messengers: Owls, Synchronicity and the UFO Abductee

Stories from the Messengers: Owls, UFOs and a Deeper Reality

Impossible Realities: The Science Behind Energy Healing, Telepathy, Reincarnation, Precognition, and Other Black Swan Phenomena

I Am the Word: A Guide to the Consciousness of Man's Self in a Transitioning Time

Silent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook

Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania's Unknown Creatures, Casebook 3

Encounters with Flying Humanoids: Mothman, Manbirds, Gargoyles & Other Winged Beasts

Monsters of Texas

Don't Look Behind You: Following Ghost Roads Into the Unknown

Beyond the Seventh Gate: Exploring Toad Road, The Seven Gates of Hell, and Other Strangeness in York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties

Bigfoot in Pennsylvania: A History of Wild-Men, Gorillas, and Other Hairy Monsters in the Keystone State

Wood Knocks Volume 1: A Journal of Sasquatch Research

Wood Knocks Volume 2: A Journal of Sasquatch Research

Wood Knocks Volume 3: Journal of Sasquatch Research

The Black Eyed Children

Strange Intruders

The Essential Guide to Bigfoot

The Lake Michigan Mothman: High Strangeness in the Midwest

Hunt for the Skinwalker: Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah

The Monster Book: Creatures, Beasts and Fiends of Nature

A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts: Encounters with Cryptid Creatures

The Mothman Prophecies: A True Story

The Time Before the Secret Words: On the path of Remote Viewing, High Strangeness and Zen

The Zozo Phenomenon

The Djinn Connection: The Hidden Links Between Djinn, Shadow People, ETs, Nephilim, Archons, Reptilians and Other Entities

Beyond the Seventh Gate: Exploring Toad Road, The Seven Gates of Hell, and Other Strangeness in York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties

The Beast of Boggy Creek: The True Story of the Fouke Monster

Lizard Man: The True Story of the Bishopville Monster

Momo: The Strange Case of the Missouri Monster

Beyond Boggy Creek: In Search of the Southern Sasquatch

The Beast of Bray Road: Tailing Wisconsin's Werewolf

Real Wolfmen: True Encounters in Modern America

Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena

The Royal Arch of Enoch

The Real Men In Black: Evidence, Famous Cases, and True Stories of These Mysterious Men and their Connection to UFO Phenomena

The Van Meter Visitor: A True and Mysterious Encounter with the Unknown

Monsters of West Virginia: Mysterious Creatures in the Mountain State

Venus Rising: A Concise History of the Second Planet

Final Countdown: Rockets to Venus

Cosmic Ray's Excellent Venus Adventure

The Brimstone Deceit: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, and Monstrous Miasmas

Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions

Voices From the Cosmos

Humanoid Encounters Series - Albert S. Rosales

Monsterland: Encounters with UFOs, Bigfoot and Orange Orbs

The Chilling, True Terror of the Black-Eyed Kids: A Monster Compilation

Beasts of Britain

Abduction: Human Encounters with Aliens

Passport to the Cosmos

Weird Winged Wonders: The Twilight World Of Cryptid Creatures

Fingerprints of the Gods

Into The Fringe: A True Story of Alien Abduction

The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure and Southern Root-Work

Creole Religions of the Caribbean: An Introduction from Vodou and Santeria to Obeah and Espiritismo, Second Edition (Religion, Race, and Ethnicity)

Slenderman: From Fiction to Fact

The Starchild Skull -- Genetic Enigma or Human-Alien Hybrid?

Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers

Grimoire for the Green Witch: A Complete Book of Shadows

The Lost City of the Exodus: The Archaeological Evidence behind the Journey Out of Egypt

Moses and Akhenaten: Brothers in Alms

The Crystal Bible

Encyclopedia of Crystals, Revised and Expanded

Winged Cryptids: Humanoids, Monsters & Anomalous Creatures Casebook

Alien Disclosure: Experiencers Expose Reality

Mothman Dynasty: Chicago's Winged Humanoids

Haunted Rock & Roll: Ghostly Tales Of Musical Legends

Angel Medicine

Toward the Light: Rescuing Spirits, Trapped Souls, and Earthbound Ghosts

Light the Way: A Guide to Becoming a Rescue Medium

Owl Medicine

Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure

Pow-Wows, or Long Lost Friend: A Collection of Mysterious and Invaluable Arts and Remedies, for Man as Well as Animals

Energy Essentials for Witches and Spellcasters

Powwowing Among the Pennsylvania Dutch: A Traditional Medical Practice in the Modern World (Pennsylvania German History and Culture)

The Mothman Prophecies: A True Story

Operation Trojan Horse: The Classic Breakthrough Study of UFOs

The Eighth Tower: On Ultraterrestrials and the Superspectrum

Our Haunted Planet

Strange Creatures From Time and Space