Blood-Suckers And Time-Travellers
Fortean Times|December 2017

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WEIRDNESS IN WYOMING A man arrested in Wyoming, America’s least populous state, claimed to have travelled back in time from the year 2048 to warn civilisation about the imminent arrival of aliens. On 2 October, authorities in Casper, Wyoming, received a call about a visibly drunk man claiming to be from the future. Officers arrived to find Bryant Johnson warning that aliens would be coming next year and that people should leave the area as soon as possible. Johnson was so concerned about his mission to save humanity that he requested to speak to the “president of the town”. Johnson had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a bloodalcohol reading that exceeded legal limits – but the alleged time-traveller had a perfectly logical explanation: the only way the aliens could send him back in time was to fill his body with alcohol and making him stand on a giant pad. He was arrested nonetheless.

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