Family accused of punching, tackling and choking cops — and arrested with no shots fired – The San Diego Union

A Maryland family was arrested after allegedly punching and choking officers who responded to their home.

But despite the violent display, no shots were fired by cops.

Beverly Davis was confrontational when officers arrived at her home in Middle River, Baltimore County, police told the Baltimore Sun. She allegedly punched two of the cops in the face and when another officer tired to arrest her, Beverly’s husband, Gary Davis, 54, tackled him to the ground and choked him until he lost consciousness.

Authorities said the couple’s son Scott Davis swatted pepper spray away from another officer and prevented her from assisting her comrades, according to WJZ.

Police had been responding to calls that Scott Davis, 30, had been fighting with his brother at the time of the attack.

The family was arrested outside their home following the violent May 20 melee. Beverly — whose mugshot shows her face and hair caked in blood — and two officers were treated and released from an area hospital.

Many were quick to note the confrontation in Baltimore County stands in contrast to other officer-involved incidents, many involving black victims, dominating headlines.

Protesters took to the streets of Sacramento in March after Stephon Clark, a

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