Homicide Investigation

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit

Vincent Romanino (Suspect – Arrested)
DOB: 10/16/1981
Address: 1252 Baycove Lane, Lutz
Charge: Accessory After the Fact to First-Degree Felony Murder

Joshualee Garcia (Suspect – Arrested)
DOB: 06/17/1990
Address: 5232 5th Street, Zephyrhills
Charge: Accessory After the Fact to First-Degree Felony Murder

PINELLAS COUNTY - On April 27, 2022, deputies responded to 104 Dunbridge Drive in Palm Harbor and located 46-year-old Dominick Paternoster deceased inside his residence, after being shot multiple times.

Detectives learned that Paternoster was a member of a local motorcycle gang, known as the Raiders and the suspect, later identified as 48-year-old Paul Mogilevsky, is a member of the Mongols, a national motorcycle gang based out of California. Detectives arrested Mogilevsky, who was indicted on a First-Degree Murder Charge on Friday, August 26, 2022, by a Grand Jury.

On October 12, 2022, detectives arrested 35-year-old Dylan Pascale and charged him with First-Degree Murder. Detectives determined that Pascale lied about what transpired on the night of the murder. Detectives also located spent shell casings at the scene next to the victim, which contained Pascale’s DNA.

The investigation continued over the course of several months and on October 17, 2023, detectives arrested 42-year-old Vincent Romanino and 33-year-old Joshualee Garcia for Accessory After the Fact to First-Degree Felony Murder. Both Romanino and Garcia were members of the Mongols motorcycle gang at the time of the murder.

Romanino is being held at the Faulkenburg Road Jail and Garcia is being held at the Pasco County Jail.  

The investigation continues.

To view the original press conference, visit: https://youtu.be/DnkfnGQH_jY

Original News Release: https://bit.ly/49aToqz

Posted by Amanda Sinni Tuesday, October 17, 2023 4:27:00 PM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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