A Cortland man is facing felony charges after severely beating a man.
46-year-old Frank Waite of 14 Port Watson Street was arrested Friday and charged with felony counts of assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Waite was also charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief.
Cortland Police say, Waite is accused of being involved in a fight with a 50-year man at a home on Tompkins Street. During the fight, Waite kicked the man in the face several times breaking his eye socket and jaw. Police say alcohol was a factor in the dispute.
Waite was arraigned and sent to the county jail without bail and is due back in court today.