VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) – A Manchester man has been charged with conspiracy to intimidate a witness in a criminal case on Monday.

After an extensive investigation, inspectors from the Tolland State’s Attorney’s Office arrested 28-year-old Gustin Douglas of Manchester, according to a release from the DOJ.

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Mugshot of Gustin Douglas (IMAGE: Tolland State’s Attorney’s Office)



Douglas was charged with the following offenses:

• Kidnapping in the first degree with a firearm
• Two counts of tampering with a witness
• Conspiracy to violate a protective order in connection to incidents in the Vernon area

According to court records, Gustin conspired with his brother Geoffrey Douglas to intimidate a witness into recanting their statement to the police. Geoffrey currently has a home invasion charge pending within the Tolland Judicial District.

Gustin Douglas was arraigned in Rockville Superior Court on Monday and his bail was set to $750,000.