- uploaded: Dec 19, 2011
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Ric Oliveria walked out of a local pub last Friday night after a single drink and saw something in the sky that he calls "disturbing." His cell phone captured lights in the sky moving slowly in a northward direction. Before he could get his cell phone out to shoot the video, however, Oliveria says he saw what appeared to be a very large object in the sky that made him feel uneasy. "It was glowing red like nothing I had ever seen glow red. It was huge... I would say it was 20-30 feet in depth," says Oliveria. "The next thing you know [his friend] says, 'Look another one!' and that one went over us. I didn't see it directly over us, but we saw it shooting off and then it seemed to stop and dance over the cooling towers. That's the video that has become so infamous." Oliveria continued, "Until it can be explained to me what it was, I don't want to see it again because it was very disturbing." Rice has now begun to hunt for answers. It turns out a couple of young women in New Bedford reached out to Oliveria, claiming they had launched some Chinese sky lanterns for a birthday party for a friend who really enjoyed the movie "Tangled." In the film, there is a scene where people set lit sky lanterns in flight. There were similar sightings to Oliveria's on Saturday. Still, Oliveria is not convinced that he saw the same thing the night before. FOX 25 tried to speak with one of the young ladies Wednesday afternoon, but they claimed they were too embarrassed for having caused any ...