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Occurred : 8/12/2004 05:27 (Entered as : 08/12/2004 05:27)
Reported: 10/1/2005 4:43:18 PM 16:43
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Columbus, OH
Shape: Unknown
Duration:1 minute
Unknown light from the sky shinning on the ground

About 5:27 in the morning on August 12, 2004, my wife was in the basement washing clothes when she notices a strange light on the security monitor that was come straight down from the sky and dancing at the base of our back steps just outside of our summer gazebo. She then came running up the step call my name since I was also up watching a movie on cable as she ran to the back door to see what it really was, but when she got there the light had vanished. A few days went by before I decide to check the security monitor tape to see what exactly what she saw and I was surprise and amaze to find what the security cameral had catch.

First I thought if might have been a police helicopter even thought that night either my wife nor myself had heard one, but to be on the safe side I call the Columbus City Police and they gave me the helicopter division and I was told that all helicopter had not flown since about 4 that morning. Second thing came to mind was maybe it could have been an aircraft since we did live not to far from the airport. So I call the air traffic control towers and they told me that there were not air traffic at that time on morning and it did not start up until about 15 to 30 minute after the stated time. This left me with now what cause the light that came straight down out of the sky that make no noise what so ever and dance at the foot of my step. I have watched this tape footage for over a year trying to find so possible way that someone could have do this. From someone standing on my root to someone in a tree with a spot light, but for light to bend the way it did left me just a puzzle as it did when the first time I saw it.

I finally decide to file this official report that I have a video tape of some strange light from an unknown source in the sky shining and dancing on the ground at the base of my back step as if it was looking for something.

I have waited for it to happen again but to my knowledge this was the first and only time it happen other than when my two oldest teenage kid had said when they was small that they saw some color lights shining in their bedroom window which is on the same side of the house as the back step and the window was on the side of the house and back steps was on the corner as the window.

If you have any idea what the light are please let me know. I don’t know if the light had any color to it because it was taken by a cameral that take picture on the gray scale.

I still have the Video tape of that night