Mo. Deputy Has Traffic Stop Close Encounter with UFO Vehicle

July 5, 2024
The strange vehicle from another world (Indiana, actually) was headed to the UFO Festival in New Mexico when it was pulled over by a Crawford County sheriff's deputy near Cuba.

CUBA, MO — A Crawford County sheriff's deputy had an "out of this world" experience when he pulled over a UFO last week as it was headed down Interstate 44 toward Roswell, New Mexico.

Maj. Adam Carnal said the UFO sighting happened about 6:45 p.m. Friday on Interstate 44 near the Cuba, Missouri exit. He said he's never seen a vehicle like it.

The "humanoid" driver told him the UFO is custom-built on a Geo Metro frame.

The department posted about the traffic stop, with the pilot's permission, much to the delight of the thousands of Facebook users interacted with the post.

"There was a brief conversation about his out of space, correction, out of state registration, but he assured us that he would take care of that issue when he returned to Krypton," the post said. "He was also warned about our strict enforcement of warp speed on the interstate and to keep his phasers on stun only while traveling."

The two-seat UFO is registered in Indiana and its occupants were headed to the UFO Festival in Roswell, New Mexico, this week, Carnal said.

"It was a great encounter," Carnal said. "He was a super friendly guy, it was a definitely highlight for the scrapbook."

The driver received a warning for expired plates and failing to drive within the lane.


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