Gautier woman injured when drone drops object over neighborhood

Gautier Police are investigating an incident on Monday in which a drone dropped an item and struck a woman.

Officers responded to a medical emergency call on Periwinkle Drive about 7:30 p.m. An adult female had been hit be a small, decorative boat anchor about five inches by three inches.

The victim said that a drone had flown over her house and dropped the decorative anchor, hitting her arm and injuring her.

She was taken to Ocean Springs Hospital for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing and no suspects have been identified.

Please contact the Gautier Police Department at 228-497-2486 if you have any information.

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