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Occurred : 7/6/2009 01:00 (Entered as : 07/06/09 1:00)
Reported: 7/6/2009 10:47:26 AM 10:47
Posted: 8/5/2009
Location: Columbia, MD
Shape: Unknown
Duration:30 seconds
Light solid blue semi-circle of light projecting onto bedroom floor.

On July 6, 2009, around 1:00am, I woke up to tend to my infant son in another room who was crying. When I returned to my bedroom, there was a bright light solid blue light shining onto the carpet on the floor in my bedroom. It was in the shape of a semi-circle. It almost looked like a half of a spotlight shining on the floor. I am not good with measurements but I think the diameter was probably 8 inches long (maybe the size of the top half of a small personal pizza.) The light was still and did not move. I did not hear any noise outside. At first I thought maybe it was a car headlight. Then I realized that this explanation was not possible since our bedroom backs up to a heavily wooded area and there are no cars around. Our bedrooms are also on the second floor (we live in a townhome) and the blinds were halfway down so there was no way a light could project into our room and shine onto the floor in the shape of a semi-circle. I began looking around to see if I could find the source of the light. I could not see any blue light coming in through the window, but I decided to look out of the window anyway. As I took a step forward, the light on the floor disappeared. When I looked outside I did not see anything or hear anything. I looked for planes and or helicopters that might have had search lights but I saw nothing in the sky. The whole episode lasted approximately 30 seconds or less. Today I called the non-emergency police number to see if there had been any other sightings of this light or if there had been any search helicopters in the area. I was told there were no other reportings of any lights but it was a possibility a helicopter was in the area. However, the dispatcher was unable to confirm whether there was a helicopter in the area at that time. I found the incident VERY unsettling!

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and she sounded to us to be quite sober minded. She was shaken by the experience. PD))