Thursday, May 31, 2018

Unknown Entity Report Followed by MIB Visit


OK folks...this account is a bit different than what I usually receive; so please bear with me. I received a telephone call from a man in Texas, who wishes to remain anonymous (though I have his personal information). He states that he is a relative of the woman who submitted the following report to NUFORC in 2009 (which I searched for on the site):

Occurred : 12/5/2009 16:00 (Entered as : 12/05/2009 16:00)
Reported: 12/6/2009 10:05:58 AM 10:05
Posted: 12/12/2009
Location: Hugo (southeast OK), OK
Shape: Unknown
Duration:10 seconds

Dark human-like figure that was glowing orange around it and floating

I was sitting on the living room couch talking with my husband and my 8 year old son was in the front yard. I saw flickers of an orange glow reflecting off of a box on the porch, through the living room window.

I opened the door to see what it was when I saw my son standing past the end of the east side of the house, staring at the porch. I asked him what he was doing and what was going on. He walked quickly over to me and proceeded to tell me what he saw. He was crying and shaking and very scared. He said he saw a dark figure with really big, dark eyes, with an orange glow all around it. He said it looked like it was floating just a little off of the ground, came from behind my car and went next to the house and turned and looked at him. He said it then floated higher, and was about the height of the Christmas lights hanging on the porch. He said it looked at him. He slightly turned his head and closed his eyes briefly because he was scared. When he looked back it was gone.

He said whatever he saw was about as tall as he is (about 4 feet). He said he couldn’t see its legs and its arms appeared to be straight down beside its body. He said its face was very dark and its eyes were really big and a slightly different color than the face. He said it glowed all around it. I estimate he was 40 to 50 feet from the entity, given where he was and where he said he saw it. I was during the daytime, at approximately 4:00 p.m. I saw the flickering orange glow for about 3 seconds and my son saw it for about 10 seconds.

We live in a wooded area, have dogs in the back, and they did not bark at all. However, when I called my husband out to tell him what happened and to look for it, my small house dog came out and immediately started smelling the ground where my son said the entity had been floating.

I am of sound mind, I have never seen or heard of anything like this before, and I am very curious and somewhat confused about what happened.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and she seemed sincere, and sober-minded, in our opinion. PD))

((ADDENDUM FROM WITNESS))

Mr. Davenport, I am requesting that my submission on (12/6/09) regarding my son's observation of an orange, glowing, dark figure (on 12/5/09) be removed, or not be posted. I have reason to believe that his apparent experience may not be accurate. Again, please do not post the report that was made regarding his "experience." After questioning him further, it may have simply been the sun shining in his eyes or something. Thank you.

Now...this relative of the woman who filed the report (who I believe was a brother) told me that a few days after the report was filed, 2 men dressed in black suits arrived at the woman's residence driving a black full size car (he believes it was a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria). This relative happened to be at the woman's residence when then men arrived.

It was approximately 2:00 pm local time and they knocked on the back door. The woman answered the door and they introduced themselves as investigators for the state of Oklahoma. They quickly flashed identification and asked to speak with the woman who made the report. The relative was sitting at the kitchen table and heard the conversation. The 2 men refused to come inside and wanted the woman to come out onto the porch. The relative looked out the side window and noticed the vehicle.

After 5 minutes or so, the woman came back into the house and was visibly upset. Without saying a word, she immediately went online on the family computer. The relative asked her several times what had occurred, but she refused to talk by simply saying 'wait.' The relative sat in the living room watching the woman on the computer.

A while later, she shut down the computer and sat next to the relative. She explained that the 2 men asked her what her son had seen. After telling them about the encounter, they 'requested' that she 'withdrawal the report ASAP' and to 'forget the incident.' She was still very shaken and explained that the men just acted 'weird.' The man who talked sounded like he was reading from a script. She asked the relative to go to her son's school and pick him up instead of letting him take the bus home. When the relative and her son got home, the woman was sitting at the kitchen table reading the Bible. She told the boy not to ever talk about what had happened.

As far as the relative knows, there was no further contact by anyone else. There had been several strange incidents at the residence over the years, including a UFO that hovered over the house and was witnessed by the entire household. It was never reported. The family moved to another state in 2014.

There was one more aspect to this account that was interesting, but I'm not sure if it applies. The boy who witnessed the 'entity' has had severe mental issues since the encounter; but the relative refused to go into detail. He only mentioned it because the boy's mother believes that the incident was to blamed for the boy's problems.

Honestly, I'm not sure what to think about this information. The relative sounded sincere, but for some unknown reason, it just didn't sit right with me. I'm going to see what I can come up with in the meantime. Lon

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Red-Eyed 'Bird Man' in County Kilkenny, Ireland

Extremely large bird-like man with glowing red eyes on top of old abbey took flight, screeching, chased us

Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland - 2018-05-28 01:15: At Green’s Bridge, walking to car. Intially felt very afraid for no reason. then we saw creature on top of old abbey ruins. Thought it was a shadow. Noticed glowing red eyes. It screeched and took flight. huge wings. Black. Bird like but 10-11 feet tall. Wingspan was huge. The shriek was ear splitting. We got into car. It flew after us, stayed with car until we got to Bishops Meadows. Then quickly turned and we lost sight of it. Both friends and I got itchy eyes, then doctor gave me drops for pink eye after it got worse today. Told Watergate Theatre director nearby yesterday and he said this was seen in the late 1970’s near Dunmore Cave. We all thought it was just a shadow. Stephen noticed the red, thought it was weird. Two glowing red intense lights. It opened wings and we realized they were eyes. Felt like a warning or a threat. - MUFON

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Met My Father When He Was Younger?

“Around 2005 give or take a year, I went out at night in our village to water flower planters on the side of the road. Driving down the main street a group of teenagers laughing and walking fast had past me as I passed them. I watch them in the rear view mirror and thought about my own teenage years. Shortly thereafter I pulled my car around doing a U-turn and parked on the opposite side of the street. I unloaded some water for the planters and stepped onto the curb and the sidewalk. It was dark out and I had stepped into the light of a street lamp . Immediately I heard footsteps running towards me from over my right shoulder. It’s startled me. A young man ran just passed me stopped and quickly, and very politely asked me if I had seen some kids to which I replied yes and pointed in the direction where I saw them going. He thanked me calling me ma’am turned and ran up the sidewalk into the night. I thought about how polite he was and then remembered that he was dressed unlike any teenager that I have seen recently. He was dressed in a cat and T-shirt jeans but not mother and jeans and flannel bottoms sneakers his hair was cut in an old fashion style and I saw that it unusual. There was something about him that seemed familiar. I began feeling that I had met my father when he was that age. When I drove home the first thing I did was call my parents and tell them that I thought I met my father when he was a young boy.It was a nice experience, whatever it was.” The Other Kim

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Thwarted Abduction Attempt

Paducah, KY: On 11-14-08 at approx. 5:30 A.M. I woke up in my bed unable to move or scream. My girlfriend was sleeping right next to me, and my 93 pound Great Pyrenees puppy was asleep at the foot of my bed. I moved my eyes around to my avail on my left side I saw what looked like a rounded expandable antenna held by a white hand moving towards the side of my head. My dog was woken up and immediately jumped up off the bed and started growling and went into alert mode. (I'm a former Police Officer and K-9 Handler I work in Corrections Now and my dog is a working dog.) Then my dog got low to the ground and was out of my sight. The hand holding the antenna was now pointed at her and she stopped barking and growling. I then was able to move a little and was filled with unbridled rage. I moved my eyes to the left and saw my alarm it said 5:35 A.M. My left hand that had felt like it was being held down as I stated before being paralyzed now swung to my left with all the force in my body and made contact with a hard but latex feeling body. Immediately I jumped and looked to my left where this being was at previously and it was gone. And my alarm now stated it was 5:38 A.M. My girlfriend now woke up I told her to run into the living room and the dog followed her, I grabbed my 9mm Glock went into my living room cleared that room and cleared my apartment. I do not know what this was and why it had happened but I prayed to Jesus Christ to help me and he did. I have had many strange experiences but not on this magnitude and have always felt like I am being watched. I work 11pm to 7pm so I don't have to sleep at night. I work in corrections now so someone is always around be it another staff member or an inmate or my dog. I can never have enough weapons either I am always buying a new gun every few months, and just always feeling like some one is going to try and take me or invade my home. If someone could help me out with this please do so, or maybe just a few helpful words of encouragement from people that this is! happening to as well. Thank You. - NUFORC

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Why Did This Happen To Me?


I recently received the following account:

"In the Spring of 1967, my mother and I were living in a 3rd floor apartment in Cleveland, OH. The apartment was on the backside of the building with an alley below. There were fraternity houses at Cleveland State across the alley. Around 9 pm, my mother is washing the dishes, and as I walk from the kitchen into the living room I pass the large window on the right. I wasn't looking at the window, but as I walked by something caught my eye. I turned and faced the window. There's a big huge round yellowish-white light or orb just hovering out there, probably 30-40 ft beyond, between our building and the frat houses right above the alley. The first few seconds that I looked at it my mind is racing, trying to figure out what it is. I was 12 years old and had never seen anything like that. After looking at it for a couple more seconds a strange feeling came over me. It's hard to explain but I could feel that this thing was alive and it was looking back at me. As that thought registered in my brain, it quickly flied straight towards the window and towards me. It abruptly stopped and hovered a few feet from the window. Suddenly I had a warm sensation at my feet, like it was scanning me. The warm feeling traveled up my legs, slowly through my waist, chest and shoulders. When it reached my head, I felt a sharp pain, like the thing was now inside my head and I was in there with it!

For a matter of seconds, I felt like my life was being examined by this entity. I sensed images, like they were a part of a movie of my life. I felt that it was in a hurry to do this, and that it was excited and enjoying it. Then immediately it came out of me, and I collapsed to the floor. I could still mentally communicate with it, and asked it to just leave and that I wasn't a threat. It hovered above me for a few seconds, then quickly moved through the window. I completely lost sight and communication with it.

I could hardly move, but managed to get on my feet and slowly walk towards the kitchen. I called for my mother, but she didn't acknowledge me and continued washing dishes. I tried to call out to her again, but then realized I wasn't hearing anything coming from my mouth. I reached and grabbed her by the arm. She was alarmed and we quickly moved into the living room. I sat there for almost 10 minutes, unable to speak while looking at my terrified mother. Eventually, my voice returned and I told her what had happened. She later called the Air Force. The man on the phone told her that I probably saw a car headlight and misinterpreted the event. She argued, but he eventually hung up the telephone on her.

I've had to deal with this for almost 50 years. I still don't know why it happened to me. I was a child and didn't know how to handle it. I didn't understand why it happened to me. It has affected my life and I believe I have been monitored by it or something else during that period of time since the event. I have trouble interacting with people, though I was fortunate to marry a man who helps me to get through the uncertainty I experience each day. We never had children, which was by design. I just couldn't expose them to what I have become. I don't know if I have ever been confronted by these entities since that day, but I always have a lingering sense that they will eventually show themselves." MM

NOTE: MM reached out to me in the hope that I could give her some answers. We talked through Skype for about an hour, but I'm not sure if anything I told her will lessen her burden and worry. Lon

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Daily 2 Cents: The Lost Hour -- Tragic 'Mystery' Fire -- That Statue Was Breathing


The Lost Hour

South Charleston, WV - 6/1/1997 05:30: This not a flying craft report. This is a report of something that happened to me and a co-worker on a warm summer night that change the way I see things. We worked the late shift at the restaurant. We got off in the early morning hours and we talked in the parking lot and threw around a football I had in the car for a while. We left (I was taking him to his house in Madison) and we where driving down US 119. There was never any traffic on the road that late at night and we normally stopped at a gas station. When we went by the 24-hour gas station it was closed. We wondered why and made mention of the clerk was probably taking a nap.

As we drove on we began talking about something and then I said that car is on the wrong side of the road. It's light were off and it was parked. It should not have been facing towards us on the four lane road. Then he said my dad use to work there (referring to a coal mine) and then I sort of blacked out and when he said something to me it was like I was in a dream. When I came to, I realized the car was going about 10 mph on a 55 mph road. My foot was off the gas. I asked him what happened and he said he couldn't remember what he was saying. I pointed out the speed we were traveling and the parked car. He said that was weird and he felt funny.

We talked the whole way home about something else. That is when at his house I noticed the sun coming up. I said it's not time for sunrise. He agreed and we assumed the time had changed. His wife said it changed in the spring and that we were crazy. I was still a young adult living at home. So I called home to tell my mom that I was going to be late. Somehow that night we lost 45 minutes to an hour. He refused to talk about it at work the next day. He tried to turn it into a joke.

Years passed and I saw him again and asked him about it. He said I don't know what happened to us out there but something did. That is the truth , we were afraid to talk about it. As time went on I can no longer remember the date or the exact time of departing work or arriving at his house. One thing I can assure you is that it did happen and somewhere out there is the lost hour of my life. I don't know what happened to that time we lost and one thing is for sure I don't ever wish to feel that way again. - NUFORC

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Tragic 'Mystery' Fire

Published in the Sioux Falls, SD 'Argus-Leader' March 23, 1922:

Alva, Okla.--Blue flames, their origin a mystery, which burst into being apparently from the air Itself, threaten death to Mrs. Ona Smith, 23 years old, an invalid, who lies paralyzed on a bed in a little cottage here.

The authorities are completely baffled and the woman cowers in terror. Bedside watchers, who are keeping vigil day and night, can only leap to the rescue as the mysterious fires break out at intervals in bedding, clothing worn by Mrs. Smith, wall draperies or any inflammable material in the room.

Two mattresses have been reduced to smoldering ruins, a calendar on the wall has been ignited, a shawl worn by the invalid has burst into flames and several other blazes started in bedding in the last few days.

The first fire came at midnight Wednesday. The flames, which suddenly leaped up from the bottom of the mattress on the bed were extinguished by Mrs. Smith's mother, Mrs. John Meyers. Later the mattress caught fire in another another spot.

Friday a calendar on the wall blazed. Soon afterward the carpet ignited. An aunt, Mrs. Mary Wagner, was in the room at the time.

The invalid was removed from the bed to a chair. Her shawl flamed as it touched the floor. All bedding and apparel were removed from the room and a new mattress installed. It burst into flames yesterday morning, witnessed by several among them a newspaper reporter.

Dr. C. L. Rogers, who was called in following the first blaze, failed to solve the mystery. Speculation here is rife concerning the reason for the fires. Theories advanced include spiritualism, chemical reaction from urine and incendiarism.

Witnesses say the fires seem to start in the air, blue flames jumping and crackling.


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That Statue Was Breathing

“I was about 17 years old and living with my father in Globe, AZ. We ended up going to Phoenix for my step mother's doctor appointment for some specialist visit, I didn't pry as to what it was for. But I was 17 and my dad entrusted me to be able to be floating around by myself so long as I didn't go too awful far so I figured I'd step outside and just take in the sights. I couldn't really speak with anyone because it's a pain being deaf in a heavily populated area, so I just went about my ways looking around and seeing the sights. And there I saw a statue of a native american with a smoking pipe sitting on a block, one leg outstretched ahead of himself, the other bent with it's foot on the ground and long pipe in hand. I just stared at the statue rather fixated by it's very detailed craftsmanship. I started shortly having a very uneasy feeling about the statue the longer I looked at it. It was very slow and very subtle, but I swear the statue was breathing.” - CryptoDeaf

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Missouri Duck Hunters Observe Huge Bat-Winged Humanoid


I recently received the following account:

Hello Mr. Strickler - in mid-November 2016, my son and I had been duck hunting from a blind in the Upper Mississippi Waterfowl Area, not far from West Alton, Missouri. It was about 5:15 pm and we were walking back to my truck. I had parked in a small lot off of Harbor Point Rd. and we had to walk about 500 yards.

As we walked along the road, my son noticed a huge black thing descending towards the water's edge. I had never seen anything that large flying anywhere. It definitely wasn't a Bald Eagle or a crane, and as it got closer to the ground we were both shocked that it looked like a human!

It wasn't flapping its wings, but was gliding on a slow downward angle. It was about 50 yards from us, but there was enough light that we could clearly see it. The wings were outstretched and were very wide. The wing shape was similar to that of a bat, but huge! The color was dark, almost black. The body was tapered like a well-built man with long legs. The head was small compared to the body, so I definitely knew it was not human. We were both caught off-guard and were mesmerized by what we were seeing. It landed in the thick weeds by the water and was obscured from our sight.

At that point, we both wanted to get out of there because we had no idea what this thing was. As we quickly walked along the road, we saw this thing crawling out of the weeds and into a small clearing. It was literally pushing itself forward on the ground with its legs and wings in the direction of the water. We could hear the sound it was making as it 'crawled' on the damp ground and mud. It didn't look like it was struggling, but it was an awkward way to move around. Though it had legs, I could not make out what we would think were feet. I assumed this was the way it actually moved on the ground. It slide into the water, then raised up a few times; like a swimmer doing a breast stroke. Then it disappeared into the murky water.

My son will not go to that location anymore, but I'd really like to know what we saw. I told a co-worker, who is also a duck hunter, about the incident. He seemed interested at the time, but I'm sure he doesn't believe me. I've never heard of anything similar to this thing, either around here or anywhere else. Do you have any idea of what this was? I saw your Google ad for humanoid sightings, so I looked you up. We can talk if you'd like. Thanks. JK

NOTE: I received the email late Monday night (5/28) and was finally able to talk by telephone to 'JK' late afternoon today (5/29). I asked the witness why he waited so long to contact anyone. He said that it took him a while to actually believe what he and his son had seen was real. He described the wing span as 12-15 ft. with very wide bat-like wings. He also said that the head was small and kind of shaped like a football with a slight point on the top. He did not see detached arms, but by the way it moved along the ground, the arms were most likely part of the wings. It made no sounds other than those made while it crawled. I also asked if they had a cell phone with them and why they hadn't taken photos. JK said he didn't even realize that until they got back to the car. BTW, his son refused to discuss the incident.

It's an interesting encounter and unlike anything I have heard or read before...except for some of the information I gathered from an individual in northwest Indiana, who told me that he and his wife had been observing this being feeding in the water. If this was similar to the flying humanoids seen in the Chicago area, then that may explain why many of these sightings were near water. I am curious as to it's characteristics underwater. Is it an amphibian or are there gills somewhere on the body. Then again, it may be something totally foreign. Just another question we are left with. Lon


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