Suspect arrested in Rancho Santa Fe home invasion robbery case

One of two suspects in connection with a home invasion robbery in Rancho Santa Fe is now in custody. The robbery was reported on Dec. 20, 2012 in the 5400 block of El Mirlo. Two men entered the home and one of the suspects held the housekeeper at gunpoint during the robbery. For a link to a bulletin with a sketch regarding this incident, visit

The Encinitas Sheriff’s Station received a tip and an arrest warrant was served in the 1800 block of Tavern Court in Alpine just after noon on Feb. 28. The Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail or SED/SWAT assisted deputies in serving the warrant.

David Grub, 43, was arrested without incident and is now booked into Central Jail for robbery, false imprisonment and various weapons-related offenses. A search warrant was also served in connection with this case at a home in the 11600 block of Via Vista in the community of Lakeside. The investigation is ongoing in conjunction with San Diego Police.

Anyone with information about this incident can call the Sheriff’s non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.