State Police name suspect in Bridgewater home invasion, arrest pending

Connecticut State Police search a wooded area in Bridgewater for a suspected home invader (Image: Twitter/CT_STATE_POLICE)

BRIDGEWATER, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police have identified the man they believe is responsible for last week’s Bridgewater home invasion.

20-year-old Dustin Holst-Grubbe, of Millerton, N.Y., is currently being held in a New York State Police barracks, where he had turned himself in on burglary charges.

Holst-Grubbe is accused of breaking into a South Main Street home and shooting 64-year-old Victor P. Compe during an August 4th home invasion. Compe was treated at Danbury Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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As troopers searched for a suspect, a Ford van was reported stolen from Bridgewater. Troopers also located a green Subaru Forrester on South Main Street. The Subaru had been reported stolen from Millerton, N.Y., as well as a Black BMW, also stolen from Millerton. The two New York vehicles were recovered in Waterbury.

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The subsequent investigation led to an arrest warrant issued for Holst-Grubbe.

He is facing multiple charges including assault with a deadly weapon, burglary, and larceny charges. His bond has been set at $1,000,000.