|Occurred : 10/13/2004 23:00 (Entered as : 10/13/2004 23:00)
Reported: 2/24/2005 8:20:00 PM 20:20
Location: Parkersburg, WV
|the object gave off a light that illuminated the entire sky then disapated completely.
On the above listed approx. date and time i was on patrol in the northern end of the city parked running radar in the 2600 blk of dudley ave.
At the approx time listed i observed a bright blue light that illuminated the entire sky that lasted for approx. 5 seconds. the blue light immediately turned to a bright green color that lasted approx 5 more seconds. the light then suddenly stopped at which time it was as if nothing had happened.
another officer who was approx 16 city blocks away (approx 3 miles) then asked the other units working if they had witnessed the incident. myself along with 2-3 other officers advised him he had. our dispatcher then advised they were recieving a heavy amount of calls from civilians reporting the strange lights that illuminated the sky.
the shift superviser then contacted the state police detachment in charleston, which is an hour away from parkersburg, and was advised the had also recieved multiple reports of the same lights. the officer that had spoken on the radio asking if others had witnessed the light advised me he saw a ball of light that was blue,changed to green, then dissipated completely.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of sighting is approximate. PD))