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UPDATE: May 27th, 2002 Thanks again to our friend Kyle Upton for the following report...
One night at the fort, the motion sensor alarms sent a signal that indeed, the blockhouse in the fort had been broken into.
A team of three was dispatched to catch the intruder in the building and when they arrived, they indeed did watch as the alarm panel showed one motion detector tripped, go off and the adjoining one then trip and then go off and so on demonstrating that indeed, someone was wandering the upper floor of the blockhouse.
The three men raced in and scoured the first floor finding nothing, then the second, nothing but then, heard the footsteps of the intruder on the catwalk that surrounds the core of the third floor of the blockhouse.
Thinking they had their break and enter artist trapped, they moved stealthily up the stairs... one fellow remained in the middle of the blockhouse while the other two went through the entrances to the catwalk to circle in on each other trapping their person between them and forcing him out.
The man in the middle heard all three walking and then the mysterious footsteps neared the exit of the catwalk and being prepared to jump the intruder was astonished as the footsteps entered the core of the blockhouse without a person attached to them. In other words, just the sound and no person walking.
He didn't have time to organize to many thoughts about this before his two assistants bolted through the same exit inquiring if he had "got him". They saw no one but they too had heard the "person" walking the catwalk and exiting.
More than this, Kyle didn't know but did share with me that through his contacts, he has heard that odd motion sensor alarms are not uncommon in the blockhouse when there is no one around to "trip" the sensors... Is Terrence wandering about at night?
Aside from the spookiness of this report, it also poses an interesting question... Motion sensors work by either sound or light being "broken" as someone passes through a beam but the witness report said they saw no person but only heard the footsteps that ended up directly into the core of the blockhouse sans any type of visual contact to warrant the sound... I guess that's what makes a good mystery and a good story to boot!