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Donofrio sentenced in firearm possession case

Staff Writer
Washington County News

CHIPLEY - On May 27, 2020, Daniel J. Donofrio, 44 of Chipley, was sentenced in a Federal Court to serve 27 months in Federal prison followed by 36 months supervised released for the charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

The sentence follows an investigation conducted by the Washington County Drug Task Force, FDLE and ATF. The investigation that led to the charge began in 2019, where a search warrant was later executed in August 2019 at the address of 805 Main Street, Chipley Florida a tattoo shop belonging to Donofrio.

During the execution of the search warrant law enforcement found Donofrio, who has an extensive felony criminal history, was in possession of a firearm. Donofrio was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail and later turned over to federal authorities.