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Dominic Long arrested on burglary charge …….

On June 18, Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence located at 2876 Pioneer Road after receiving reports of a burglary.


Upon arrival to the residence, information was given to deputies and investigators that several firearms had been stolen from a gun cabinet located in the master bedroom.


WCSO was able to identify a possible suspect, 23 year old Dominic Longo of Vernon, FL, based off of information provided while on scene. Longo was located a short while later, and after advising him of his Miranda warning admitted to entering the residence and removing the firearms.


Deputies were able to recover the firearms from two different locations, where they had been concealed.


Longo was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail on the charges of burglary of a dwelling (armed) and grand theft of firearm.


I want to assure Washington County citizens that whenever someone breaks into their homes, businesses, or vehicles, we are doing everything possible to apprehend those offenders and return stolen property to the rightful owners,” says Sheriff Crews. “I want our community to feel confident and protected when they leave their homes or property for any given reason.”


If you have any knowledge of crimes being committed, or tips, please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111. You may also contact us anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at


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