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Police Tapes from 1994 Ohio Incident Obtained

From: "K. Young" <task@fuse.net>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 12:07:00 -0700
Fwd Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 17:02:55 -0400
Subject: Police Tapes from 1994 Ohio Incident Obtained


Through the assistance of two telecommunicators with the Trumbull
County 9-1-1 dispatch center, 911 Howland Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio,
information was made available concerning a stunning UFO incident
happening in December of 1994.

The information relevant to this case, which I had previously
requested from former Operations Manager Rober J. Caffro, who is
no longer employed at the center, has been researched by two
telecommunicators with the Trumbull County 9-1-1 dispatch center
after acquiring the date of the incident from an unnamed officer
with the Liberty Township Police department. Their research
efforts were conducted strictly as private citizens.

I spoke with one officer at the 9-1-1 center who contacted me to
advise that the specific date of the occurrence was now known.
The date of this unbelievable UFO pursuit by numerous police
agencies in northeastern Ohio was on December 14, 1994.

For a nearly three week period I corresponded with two
telecommunicators at the 9-1-1 center relevant to this incredible
case, and the audio tape copies are now in my possession as of
Monday, June 1, 1998.

A sober, scientific analysis of this case is now pending.

The officers stressed that they requested the information about
the UFO disturbance as a public citizen, and not acting on behalf
of the 9-1-1 Center in any official capacity.

He began an investigation into this event after reading my report
on the internet. I initially acquired the first public details of
this incident by accident during a phone call to the wrong
telephone number in early 1996.

The telecommunicator who assisted in retrieving this information
personally spoke with several officers regarding the date of the
event. The original report appearing on the internet was created
without a specific date of the event, and subsequently contains a
number of errors due to this lack of specific data. In due time,
this report will be revised to reflect these new findings.

The telecommunicator who conducted the investigation was not
fully aware of the UFO incident and was not 'on-duty' the night
of the occurrence, but had heard of the sighting through others
at the 9-1-1 center. Being highly intruiged by what had happened,
he was left totally baffled after review of the dispatch tapes,
saying: "This all seems so unreal."

"One of the officers who was working that night had remembered
the date because several people who work at the police department
pull gags on each other by taking local newspapers and cutting
them up and rearranging them to make funny headlines," he said.

One of these friendly 'gags' referenced the UFO seen by an
officer, so it was from the date of that newspaper that a date of
the incident was acquired.

The telecommunicator, acting unofficially, has made the effort to
transfer all of the calls and radio traffic regarding the UFO
incident onto an audio tape. He said that several 'Saturday
afternoons' have been spent retrieving the information. Some of
the police dispatches and radio traffic are unrelated to the UFO
disturbance, and the irrelevant dispatches are being left out.

"This is real interesting looking into what happened that night,"
said the officer. "It's UNREAL."

The UFO was seen by officers from many different departments for
several hours, according to the officer.  The log tapes reflect
massive radio and telephone correspondence between midnight and
6:00 a.m.

"We suspect that whatever was there was seen both north and south
in the county," the officer stated, "in two separate areas at the
same time."

In review of the tape, the telecommunicator learned that there
were many calls made by the 9-1-1 dispatch office to the
Youngstown FAA control tower. The audio tapes will reflect that
at the same time 9-1-1 dispatch officer Ms. Rudolph was viewing
the UFO from her vantage point at the 9-1-1 center, FAA tower
operators 4-miles away denied viewing the same object, even with

Earlier, this reporter confirmed that all FAA tower operators
were fired after the incident. This finding was made during a
phone call to the Youngstown FAA tower in June of 1996, later
referenced in my report on the incident titled: "The Trumbull
County Disturbance."

At present, an FOIA request has been sent to the FAA control
tower requesting complete details on this event. The receipt of
this FOIA request to tower officials has been confirmed.

I have independently interviewed Officer Toby Melero, who stated
that the electrical instrumentation of his patrol cruiser was
'shut down' by the disc-shaped, rotating light that hovered over
a residential neighborhood. I have spoken with others, including
Dispatcher Rudolph, who have conveyed to me their knowledge of
this strange and mystifying account. To this point, all my
inquiries reached a dead-end, being without the one key element
most needful to confirm the account: a date.

It may now be possible to conduct further scrutiny of this
happening on the basis of the newly discovered 'date of event.'
The present acquisition of audio tapes relevant to the UFO
situation in the Trumbull County, Ohio area, will enable us to
conduct a detailed analysis of this incident, utilizing sober
scientific methods and critical scrutiny with the hope of
advancing a solid, credible explanation to this otherwise
terribly interesting mystery.

An attempt will be made to convert this incredible event onto a
RAM file that internet patrons may access through REAL AUDIO.
This effort may take some time and through coordination with
others who have such means. This file will be accessed through
the web-site listed below upon its completion.

June 1, 1998
UFO Research

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