OTHER POLICE CASES

Date & Location
Names
Description
Notes
July 4, 1947
Portland, Ore.
Ptn. Kenneth A. McDowell
5 discs, up & down oscillation
[7]

 

July 7, 1947
 
Tacoma, Wash.
 
Ptn. Evan Davis & Stan
Johnson
3 spinning objects, sparks emitted, attracted back;
hovered, changed directions.
[8]

 

Jan. 7, 1948
 
Kentucky
 
State Police
 
Huge round UFO reported to Godman AFB, Capt.
Mantell case.  [See Section V]
 
July 28, 1952

 

Shelby Co., Ind.

 

State Policemen Charles
Longstreet & Norman

Mellis

Star-like UFO “moved up and down, and back and forth,
and at times it would hover.”

 

[9]

 

Aug. 28, 1952

 

Atlanta, Ga.

 

Six officers including Ptn.
M.J. Spears and A.L.

Elsberry

UFO changing color, “every so often it would sprout a
red flamed trail, then it would move up and down…it

turned a flip a couple of times.”

[10]

 

Sept. 22, 1952

 

Fairfax Co., Va.

 

Police Pvt’s. Douglas Dunn,
Julian Burke, Martin

Eherill, and Sgt. Wall

 

1-4 glowing objects circled and maneuvered over area.
Dunn saw 3-4 at one time:  “Looked like a white ball of

fire coming through the clouds … they would come and

go … it was like tag.”  Burke:  “one would pop out here, another there … Weird … weird indeed.”

[11]

 

Sept. 11-13,
1953

 

Chiloquin, Ore.

 

Police Chief Lew Jones

 

Top-like UFOs, seen by many citizens over three nights, sighted once by Chief Jones.  Watched through binoculars, appeared top-shaped with body lights.
[12]

 

Nov. 2, 1955

 

Williston, Fla

.

Deputy Sheriff A.H.
Perkins, Ptn. C.F. Bell

 

Perkins twice witnessed UFOs seen by over a dozen
area residents.  Bell saw 6 oval-shaped UFOs moving

in spurts, felt stinging heat.

[14]

 

Nov. 24-25,
1956

 

So. Dakota

 

Sheriff Glen Best, State
Policeman C.D. Erickson

 

Widespread sightings, rumors of radar contacts by
Ellsworth AFB pilots; near Rapid City officers chased

a UFO which had steady green light, flashing red light.

UFO occasionally beamed a white light upwards.

[14]

 

Nov. 2, 1957
 
Levelland, Tex.
 
Sheriff Weir Clem,
Deputy Pat McCullough
Bright red elliptical UFO, also seen by many others.
[See Section XII; Nov, 1957 Chronology]
 
Nov. 4, 1957

 

Elmwood Park,
Ill.

 

Officers Joseph Lukasek,
Clifford Schau, and

Daniel DeGiovanni

Round, reddish object hovered over cemetery, moved
away when pursued by police.

 

[15]

 

Nov 6, 1957
 
nr. Danville,
Ill.
State Policeman Calvin
Showers, John Matulis
Brilliant white light, changing to amber and orange,
viewed 20 minutes; cruiser radio failed.
[16]

 

Nov. 10, 1957

 

Hammond, Ind.

 

Capt. Dennis Becky,
Officers Charles Moore,

Clarles Mauder, and

Steve Betustak

Elongated object with one red, one white, body light;
interference on police radio.  Object eluded pursuing

police

 

[17]

 

(Many other police reports during November 1957)
 
 
April 9, 1958

 

Newport Beach,
Calif.

 

Ptn. R. Gordon

 

Two flat objects with rows of six flashing lights on
leading edge of each, low above ocean with light reflect

ing in water; maneuvered, made sharp turns.

[18]

 

Aug. 24, 1958
 
Westwood, N.J.
 
Ptn. Richard Schuiz and
Richard McCabe
Glowing orange circular UFO hovered, moved E
rapidly disappearing in seconds.
[19]

 

Oct. 12, 1958
 
Aurora, Ill.
 
Ptn. William Hornyan and
Jack Adams
Several yellow objects moving in all directions; many
witnesses
[20]

 

April 3, 1959

 

Ocoee, Fla.

 

John F. Wilmeth, retired
U.S. Treasury enforcement

officer, former Coast

Guard Lieut.

Large greenish-yellow light ascending, reflecting on
lake; faded, re-appeared descending, hovered . . .

finally ascended out of sight.

 

[21]

 

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