20 Unsettling Facts About The UFO That Terrorized Gulf Breeze Florida

By Sarah Norman | September 5, 2023

The Bright Blue Beam

In the late 1980s, the small town of Gulf Breeze, Florida, became the epicenter of a series of strange and unexplained sightings. People reported seeing strange lights and UFOs in the sky, with a contractor named Ed Walters directly in the middle of the action. These sightings quickly gained national attention, and the Gulf Breeze UFO incident became one of the most well-known and controversial cases of its kind.

This story of extraterrestrial intrigue has it all: aliens, hypnosis, photographic evidence, and even a couple of bumbling UFO hunters.

But what really happened in Gulf Breeze, and is there any truth to the claims made by Walters? In this article, we'll take a closer look at the Gulf Breeze UFO incident and examine the evidence surrounding it. So, if you're curious about the mysterious world of UFO sightings and want to learn more about this fascinating case, keep reading.

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On December 2, 1987, Walters reported that he had another experience with an alien craft. He claims that he was once again caught in a blue beam emitted by the UFO, where he was immobilized three feet off the ground. Walters writes of this experience in his book:

Something hit me. All over my body. I tried to lift my arms to point the camera. I couldn't move them. They were blue. I was blue. Everything was blue. I was in a blue light beam. The blue beam had hit me like compression. It was pressing me firmly, just enough to stop me from moving.

Ed's Wife Saw The Craft a Few Months After He Did

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On December 2, 1987, Walters was validated in his efforts to convince his wife that the UFO was real and not just something in his head. That evening he woke in a fit around 3am to the sound of a male and a female extraterrestrial speaking to one another, he could hear their conversation in his head but knew that they couldn't hear him. It was clear that the UFO was on its way to his home. Rather than lie in bed and wait, Walters and his wife army crawled out of their bedroom where Ed grabbed a handgun and his trusty Polaroid.

As the UFO appeared over the family pool, Walters snuck outside where he snapped another photo of the craft and made his way back inside to the safety of his home. After the UFO disappeared from the sky that night Ed and Frances stayed up talking about how to move forward.