Corrections officers observe a triangle-shaped craft over their workplace.
Triangle over corrections center in Cleburne, Texas
[Note: This report has been edited. -SW]
MUFON Case # 36765
Ft. Worth/Cleburne, Texas
Thursday, March 24, 2012
Approximately 3:00 a.m.
I was walking outside in the parking lot at work, doing my rounds. This is at the Corrections Center where I work as a Corporal. As I was checking on an officer working a guard station outside, we were both looking up. It was a very nice night, no wind, around 72 temp, no clouds and no moon.
Then seen out of the black, still night, a triangle-shaped craft around 75 degrees up, appeared. Not moving fast at all. It was heading north towards Ft. Worth, coming from the south.
I figure it was around 500 to 1000 ft. away and around 4,000 to 6,000 ft. up. It had dim, rounded lights that could be seen very well and one light inside the other, starting at the tip and working their way back for a set of 6 lights.
As it moved north, I walked with it, moving through the parking lot. The parking lot lights will light up as you pass under them, so seen from above they are turning on, one by one.
The craft started to pick up speed, so I moved faster, then it moved faster, until I was running. About that time it just took off flat and level, as fast as a blink of the eye.
As I turned back to see, the other officer was right with me. We headed back to the guard station and there was a squad car stopped. The officer was out of his car asking if we were ok. He had seen us running through the parking lot, thinking we were chasing someone.
Yes, we were chasing something I said, and told him what we had seen. He was in disbelief at first, then frustration, like he had just lost the lotto winning ticket.
He said they had been getting calls about that all evening. After getting back inside and telling some other officers what we had seen, one officer said he heard people calling into dispatch.
Control was dispatching calls about suspicious activity in the skies at 3:00 AM.
To get a grasp of its size, do this: take your index finger and thumbs and place them together like a triangle shape and stretch out your arms. That craft was a little larger then that at around 4, to 6,000, ft. up.
My guess is comparing its size to the building sizes it was passing over to be around 150 to 200 ft. wide and 250 to 300 ft. long. No smaller then this, only larger.
It made no sounds and moved more like it was slipping through the sky, than using the sky to keep it up.