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Occurred : 4/30/1981 23:00 (Entered as : 04-30-1981 23:00)
Reported: 9/25/2011 8:09:32 AM 08:09
Posted: 10/10/2011
Location: , LA
Shape: Diamond
Duration:120 seconds
Diamond shaped object, with accompanying lights (of all colors) and under girding.

Spring of 1981. Actual date unknown.

I was returning with a date from Shreveport, La., (north bound on La. 1), where we had attended a movie theater. She did not drink, and I hadn’t for several weeks. (I was 22 at the time.)(She wished not to be named at all.) From our drivers side, I noticed lights moving slowly over the tree line from our left to our right in the distance. I of course first assumed it to be an aircraft, although it was not moving fast enough in my opinion to maintain flight. ‘Curious,’ I thought. ‘Were we about to witness a crash?’ As we approached it, and it maneuvered in front of us, (almost directly over us) I pulled the car over to the side of the road to get a better look. I stepped from my vehicle to witness it continue to move slowly to our right, (completely silent), and then over the adjacent tree line.

It made no noise whatsoever. Lights of all colors and “girding,” or a series of railings could be seen, (in an unmistakable “diamond” configuration) on its entire underbelly, at the edge of each of its peripherals. I saw no outer “windows” or “occupants” as are seen by some observers of such crafts.

When “almost” directly under it, it could clearly be seen to be a solid object, as it blotted out all points of starlight beyond, that would have been apparent otherwise.

It was two to three times the width of any man made aircraft of the times, and three to four times the length. I (of course) had never seen anything like it before, nor have I witnessed anything even similar since.

Since then, (as a former police officer), I have estimated the incident to have lasted no more than 90 to 120 seconds. A short time indeed, unfortunately. But more than enough time for it to have been recorded in my trained mind, just as I have described.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))