Explosives Located; One in custody

(Washington County, FL; June 8, 2022)-A suspicious person observed by deputies leads to felony charges earlier this morning.

On June 8th, Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office patrolling the Greenhead area observed a white male in a construction work zone behaving suspiciously. As deputies make contact with the subject identified as, 28-year-old, Dominic Longo of Vernon, a narcotic smoking device is located in his left hand. Consent was gained for deputies to search a backpack that was in Longo’s possession.

Items found inside the backpack resulted in Longo’s arrest and the following criminal charges: possession of explosives, possession of a weapon by convicted felon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Longo was booked into the Washington County Jail on these charges.

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 tips@wcso.us.