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Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

August 2000

I am a security officer in Jacksonville, FL. I was on duty in an area know as Deerwood Park. Located in a quickly developing area that was once owned by Skinners Dairy. The area is still heavily wooded. Two weeks ago I was on duty in a building and went outside to smoke a cigarette. I was outside for 5 minutes. I heard a noise like something moving through the tree line. I turned my head toward the noise and the noise stopped. I called on of our vehicle patrols in the area and we moved to the tree line to investigate. We could hear the movement of something very large making very suttle movement. The officer with me and myself felt very uneasy. Laying on the ground 8-10 feet from the tree line was a branch from a pine tree. The needles on the branch were still green.There were no burn marks at the break to indicate lightning had struck. The branch was approximatly 3 inches in diameter and appears to have been broken and then ripped from the tree.What ever it was,sounded as though it m...

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Duval County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible early moming sighting from second story apartment in Atlantic Beach

This just happened to me about 5:15am this morning. I stepped out on the balcony of my second story apartment I'm in Atlantic Beach fl. I live about 3 to 5 min from Hannah park. I turned on the back p...

July 2012

Duval County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Brief daylight sighting of a small primate type creature in a pine forest near Jacksonville

Right on the northwest corner of New World Ave. and Normandy Blvd. FSCJ owns approx. 135 acres. When things are slow I take our electric golf cart thru the woods just to look around and maybe spot wil...

June 2009

Duval County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Surveyor describes possible stick formations in woods near Jacksonville

I was patroling an area near the University of North Florida, when something caught my attention on the side of the road. I turned around and went back to the spot to get a better look. When I was in ...

May 2006

Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Security guards have nighttime sightings outside Jacksonville

about 8 or 9 years ago, when i was working as a patrol offficer for a company here in jacksonville florida, a friend of mine was in a building that was backed up next to a large area of woods. he said...

January 2000

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees 8ft creature in road

IT HAPPENED NEAR MASONTOWN,PA IN 1999.I WAS COMING HOME ON THIS LONG ROAD THAT WAS DIRECTLY IN THE WOODS,TREES ALL AROUND.I STOPPED THE CAR BECAUSE I HAD TO URINATE.I GOT OUT OF MY CAR AND I SEEN SOME...

September 1999

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Creature took amazing strides with arms swinging.

I was the driver of the vehicle and my cousin was the passenger. I was driving down highway #6 just nearing the bridge named "North Three Rivers Creek Bridge", when all of a sudden what I thought was ...

July 1998

Stewart County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two campers report seeing tall creature at Rood Park campground and boat landing by the Chattahoochee River, just south of Florence Marina

Initial report received as the associated media article linked below. Preliminary investigation by the BFRO: I talked to the reporter and called the BP Quick Stop and spoke with one of the wome...

August 2000

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teens have daylight sighting near Alton

It happened like this. Myself and a friend were out on the edge of the woods. We had decided that we would build a blind for hunting squirrels. On the way in we spotted a dead tree. We both tried to p...

July 2004

Perry County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family witness's a hairy humanlike face in the cars headlights while pulled off the side of the road

My family and I were on our way back from Chauncey, Ohio visiting a friend. We were on Route 13 just about four miles south of Moxahala, Ohio. I had to go to the bathroom real bad so I pulled off a ac...

May 2003

Tipton County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by three hunters just outside of Covington, in area referred to by locals as "Pilljerk"

Me and three of my friends were coon hunting. We were sitting around waiting on the dogs to strike and we heard something rustling in the leaves behind us. It was a bright night out and we were right ...

December 1994

Knox County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Man sees large, bipedal animal walking across blueberry field

I took a wrong rode that ended up as a dead end in a blueberry. As I was sitting in my car trying to decide the best way to turn around without getting my car stuck.(it was raining and the dirt road e...

May 1978

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver has afternoon sighting on U.S. 51 north of De Soto

While driving my work van just as I was coming over the top of the hill (over pass) a tall dark figure passed in the tree line. It was walking too tall for a human. It was maybe 7 to 8 foot range beca...

November 2015