On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021, at around 4:00 P.M., Officers responded to the 1200 block of Burnet Avenue for a stabbing call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 38-year-old male victim, Wayne Waterfield, who was stabbed in the hand. The victim is expected to survive. The investigation revealed a suspect, Kevin Powers, 37, of Syracuse.
It was determined that Powers stabbed the victim during a dispute that the two were having about soliciting for money at the off-ramp of Teall Avenue and Burnet Avenue. Powers was arrested and lodged at the Justice Center for Assault in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree.