Geographical Index > United States > New York > Warren County > Report # 59838|
Submitted by witness on Monday, August 13, 2018.
Motorist sighting at night approx 2 miles from NY/VT state line outside Whitehall
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STATE: New York
COUNTY: Warren County
LOCATION DETAILS: US Route 4, one mile West of the Big Apple Diner. Whitehall, NY.
NEAREST TOWN: Whitehall
NEAREST ROAD: US Route 4
OBSERVED: Witness received a text message from a friend at 10pm. He needed vehicle assistance. As he was driving Eastbound, towards Vermont, on US 4, he noticed a "Log" on the side of the road where the white line is. Witness then noticed a second log next to the other. He then realized it was a black haired creature, approximately 6 foot tall, 2.5-3 foot wide shoulders. No neck, the hair from the head went down to the shoulders. He only saw the back of the creature, he did not see the face or front. As he approached, he saw it step over a side railing about 3 feet high with little effort and descend into the woods towards a high power line. He had to continue to assist his friend.
The next day he contacted a local Whitehall Bigfoot researcher Paul Bartholomew whom visited the site with the witness and took plaster casts of the two footprints on the side of the road.
ALSO NOTICED: Small trees pushed aside to form a small tunnel into the woods. Solar Farm Across the street. Bigfoot headed south towards power lines through the woods.
OTHER WITNESSES: none
OTHER STORIES: none
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 10:10 pm on a road crossing, very dark. No moon.
ENVIRONMENT: Thick forests on both sides of the road. Rolling hills. Road was elevated.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Mike Young:
I spoke with the witness for over an hour in Whitehall, that Friday. I have a recording of the interview. I have photos of the area and photos of the plaster casts and forest. He answered the questions confidently and would tell me if he could not answer a specific detail.
I spoke with the researcher for close to an hour as well later that evening, he showed me the casts and other casts he had made in the Whitehall area.
I find them both to be honest and reliable.
A relative of the witness saw me in Whitehall, knowing I have gone on expeditions with the BFRO, he immediately put me in contact with the witness.
- The witness "John" is the Father of the owner of Champ's campground "Sal" in Whitehall.
- Paul Bartholomew put the photos of the casts on his Facebook page.
- Several people have reported this already on their Blogs.
About BFRO Investigator Mike Young:
Mike Young is a BFRO investigator and has attended Bigfoot expeditions in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Ohio, and New Jersey. His BFRO investigations have been published in the Albany Times Union, the New York Post, and Fox News Channel.
A data and security specialist, Mike has a Business and Technology degree from Fordham University and a graduate degree in IT Management from the University of Virginia. He has given speeches on IT Security at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland and Cybersecurity conferences in NYC, Ottawa Canada, and Silicon Valley California. He currently lives in Connecticut.