Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-205

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 14, 2015
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    Barricaded Suspect Arrested

    Man refused to exit dwelling for several hours.
    • Monday
    • April 13, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 10014 Indiana Street
    • Gibsonton

    Arrested:


    David Hartshorn
    DOB: 1/31/1985
    10014 Indiana Street
    Gibsonton

    Charges:

    • Aggravated Assault w/Firearm
    • Obstructing or Opposing an Officer w/o Violence (Warrant)
    • Battery (DV)(Warrant)
    • Culpable Negligence Expose to Injury (Warrant)
    • Obstructing or Opposing an Officer w/o Violence (Warrant)

    Victim:

    Kenneth Pierce
    DOB: 9/20/90

    Details:

    On April 13, 2015 at approximately 1:27 pm deputies responded to 10014 Indiana Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. David Hartshorn was attempting to gain entry into his residence by kicking and hitting his door with an unknown object. The suspect was threatening to kill the victim. Prior to deputies arriving the suspect fled into Apt #1 and barricade himself.

    HCSO SWAT and Crisis Negotiations Team (CNT) responded to the barricaded suspect. Hartshorn resisted without violence by not responding to verbal commands by law enforcement to exit dwelling for many hours. At approximately 9:10 pm, SWAT made contact with David Hartshorn within the apartment. Hartshorn was arrested and transported to the Orient Road Jail.


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