Onondaga Deputy recovers after alleged Saw attack on Oncenter

A central New York congressman is recovering after officials said the congressman was assaulted on Tuesday.

According to a written press release from the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, two deputies who finished their work shifts at the Onondaga County Justice Center “walked into the parking lot on oncenter when a Syracuse homeless man aggressively approached them, armed with a folding hand saw and a folding metal stool.

Image credit: Google (map in background) Image credit: Canva (text)

Image credit: Google (map in background) Image credit: Canva (text)

The suspects identified themselves as the deputies [allegedly] began intentionally using the stool to (damage) one of the MPs’ private vehicles. While damaging the vehicle, deputies were attempting to take the suspect into custody when the suspect cut one of the deputies in the face with the folding saw.” The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. on September 20, 2022.

Syracuse Oncenter aerial photo via Google (September 2022)

Syracuse Oncenter aerial photo via Google (September 2022)

The 28-year-old male MP was taken to Upstate University Hospital, where he was treated for what police described as a “large laceration” and discharged. As of this writing, police say the deputy is fine.

Photo Credit: Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office (September 2022)

Photo Credit: Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office (September 2022)

Peters, who police say is homeless and has no address, was taken into custody and arrested on Wednesday September 21, 2022. He now faces multiple charges, including the following:

  • Second degree attack
  • Third degree criminal gun ownership
  • Third degree criminal mischief

Peters is being held at the Onondaga County Correctional Facility.

Regardless of the area where an investigation or crime is taking place, anonymous calls, emails and messages can also be left with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers by calling: 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS)by visiting www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com or the P3 tips mobile app. All information received from Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is kept 100% confidential.

[AUTHOR’S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office.  Regardless of any statements or photographs regarding potential evidence presented or accusations alleged, the reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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