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Other Police Cases
Date & Location Names Description

July 4, 1947 Portland, Ore. Ptn. Kenneth A. McDowell 5 discs, up & down oscillation

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

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

Aug. 28, 1952 Atlanta, Ga. Six officers including Ptn.
M. J. Spears and A. L.
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.”

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.”

Sept. 11-13,
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.

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.

Nov. 24-25,
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.

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,
Officers Joseph Lukasek,
Clifford Schau, and
Daniel DeGiovanni
Round, reddish object hovered over cemetery, moved
away when pursued by police.

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

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

(Many other police reports during November 1957)

April 9, 1958 Newport Beach,
Ptn. R. Gordon Two flat objects with rows of six flashing lights on
leading edge of each, low above ocean with light
reflecting in water; maneuvered, made sharp turns.

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

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

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.




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