Dutchess man arrested for crime spree from Middletown, NY to Bridgewater, CT



BRIDGEWATER, CT – A Millerton, New York man is being held in a
Connecticut jail on $1 million bail on several charges including stealing
a BMW car from the City of Middletown overnight on August 3-4.

Dustin Holst-Grubbe is also wanted for stealing a van from Millerton,
New York.

Connecticut police became involved after a home invasion robbery at 606
South Main Street in Bridgewater on August 4 in which a 64-year-old man,
Victor Compe, was shot in the upper body. He was taken to Danbury Hospital
for treatment of a non-life threatening wound. His wife, Samantha Moore,
63, was also home at the time, but was not injured.

Police investigated and discovered the two stolen vehicles on North Main
Street in Waterbury and through investigation with the Dutchess County
Sheriff’s Office and Middletown Police, implicated Holst-Grubbe
in several crimes.

He turned himself in to authorities in Amenia, New York where burglary
charges were lodged. Middletown and Dutchess authorities have active warrants
filed against him.

Connecticut police have charged him with assault on an elderly person,
assault with a deadly weapon, stealing a firearm, three counts of burglary,
four counts of larceny, and credit card theft.

The investigation is continuing.


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