Gulfport man accused of spying on public bathrooms

Darrell Anthony Smith (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)
Darrell Anthony Smith (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport Police arrested a man who they say used a hidden camera secretly film people in restrooms.

Darrell Anthony Smith, 39, of Gulfport is charged with ten felony counts of photographing or filming a person with an expectation of privacy. Police said the cameras were installed in Smith's residence, and three men's restrooms at area businesses.

Many of the victims have been identified, but police are continuing their investigation.

Smith is being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center in lieu of $250,000 bond.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gulfport Police Department at (228) 868-5920. You can contact Crimestoppers at or by telephone at 1-877-787-5898. You can also text CSTIP plus your message to 274637(CRIMES).

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