Midland Man Behind Bars, Accused of Choking Family Member

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man is behind bars after he choked a woman in his family.

49 year-old Brian Siverson was arrested after he tried to choke a woman while she was cooking.

We're told he grabbed her by the throat and tried to strangle her and even caused her to black out.

Siverson is charged with assaulting a family member by impeding breath, a third degree felony.

If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison.