Released: September 16, 2015 - Wednesday, 02:28 PM

Domestic Disturbance Update

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 9-15-15, 9:13 PMPlace of Occurrence: 800 Block of Highland Drive, Los Osos, CAVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: Chad Lindsey Harsch, Jr., 23, Los OsosThe Sheriff’s Office is releasing updated information to a domestic disturbance incident which occurred on 9-15-15 in Los Osos.
A man, identified as 28-year-old Chad Lindsey Harsch was living at a home in the 800 block of Highland Drive when he began arguing with his live-in girlfriend. The girl’s parents, who also reside at the home, overheard the man making threats against them. They became fearful for their lives and the father retrieved his shotgun for protection. At this point, both the suspect and victim were outside the home. Harsch advanced toward the father who fired one warning shot into the air. Harsch picked up a hammer and again advanced toward the father. At the same time, Harsch began to vandalize a car parked outside the house.
The Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls from neighbors and dispatched Deputies to that address. When they arrived, Deputies were able to de-escalate the situation. No one was injured.
Harsch was arrested and booked into County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and for making criminal threats.