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Occurred : 1/14/2018 11:45 (Entered as : 01/14/2018 11:45)
Reported: 1/15/2018 10:24:14 AM 10:24
Posted: 1/18/2018
Location: Wilmington, MA
Shape: Circle
Duration:10 seconds
Stationary round metallic object in the sky, WIlmington, Massachusetts 1/14/18

At approx: 11:45am on 01/14/2018, while driving to purchase a coffee, I observed a circular object that was stationary in the sky at a relatively high altitude. The object was shiny metallic in color. The object did not have any contrail activity behind it. It did not emit a sound. It just remained idle in the sky.

After trying to process what it was I was seeing, I pulled my vehicle into a safe location free of traffic, I lost site of the object. Roughly five minutes later, my girlfriend also observed the object and pointed it out to me. I saw it for a split second, then, due to the route I was driving, the view of the object was obscured by a tall tree.

Moving my vehicle to get away from the obstructed view, we lost all vision of the object. We continued to search for the object for another 10 minutes or so, but the object had vanished.

Its important to note, that during the observation of the object and immediately after, there was alot of aircraft activity; more than usually observed at this particular time of day.

Please note, what I observed is not a hoax or a prank. I am a retired volunteer police officer, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant. As a self proclaimed sceptic/believer, I too, would be hesitant to find any validity in this report, but what I saw is exactly what I observed. I am hopeful that other people in the area observed what I observed.

Thank you,


((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and we found him to be quite sober-minded about his sighting, and convincing. We suspect that he is an excellent, and highly reliable, witness, a fact underscored by his law-enforcement background. PD))