nomadski wrote:The vehicle that spooked Zamora, and made him stop the chase on highway, was most probably the vehicle he was chasing. He was in fear for his life, thinking that the occupants would open fire.
Zamora was chasing a speeding vehicle. How would he know the occupant(s) were armed? The only problem was they were going too fast. Or, if he didn't have the guts to face some personal danger what the heck was he doing in the PD?
He then abandoned the chase and drove into desert. But what excuse to give ? Ah.... an alien has landed excuse !
He heard the sound of an explosion and considered that more important than a speeder. He thought a dynamite shack had blown up, so went to investigate, and saw the strange object with humanoids. This sort of occurrence is not at all unusual. As The Alien Grand Design
notes, the phenomenon often makes some kind of sound to attract the attention of a witness and get him to see some spectacle.
And some jumped on the bandwagon for TV ratings or personal fame. Fellow officers saved his job, by supporting him.
An outright fabrication is utterly absurd. There were landing traces, thoroughly investigated. Not so long ago there was a nonsensical claim about (unnamed and unidentified) college students hoaxing them but I don't recall anybody in KDR's blog believing that or saying Zamora did it. Even if he was derelict in his duty and needed an excuse it would've been infinitely better or less risky
to make up some story which did not involve ETs…People might think he's crazy--just as bad as cowardly if not worse.
Recent cases ( many ) also of police terminating a chase or investigation. Because of UFO had " disabled" vehicle.............
In fact civilians have had this experience see e.g. 1973 The Year of the Humanoids.