Three Men Charged in Boca Raton Bartender Murder at Josephine's Italian Restaurant

Three men are facing charges in connection with the shooting of a manager/bartender at Josephine's Italian Restaurant in Boca Raton.

According to WPEC, Channel 12 news, Quinton Redell Sylvestre, 26, of Fort Lauderdale; Samuel Magic Walker, 27, of Lauderdale Lakes; and Adalberto Junior Montalvo, 29, of Pompano Beach were linked to the fatal shooting of Rafael Rodriguez during an armed robbery at the restaurant on January 4.

Read Also: Josephine's Manager, Rafael Rodriguez, Shot During Armed Robbery Friday

Police had been looking for the suspects since the robbery and shooting occurred and have been following several leads since the start of the new year.


$20,000 watch stolen from Josephine's owner was pawned by a person

later identified as Quinton Redell Sylvestre. Police also found a

backpack filled with three guns and a hockey mask at the home of

Sylvestre's girlfriend. Ballistics tests found that one of the guns, a

9mm belonging to Samuel Magic Walker, was the murder weapon.


three suspects were already being held for a January 25 residential

burglary in Boca Raton. They now face additional first-degree murder


We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >