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LOCKPORT – A Level 3 sex offender from Niagara Falls was sentenced Tuesday by Niagara County Judge Matthew J. Murphy III to 16 weekends in jail for violating the terms of his probation on a 2009 third-degree rape conviction.

Alphonzo M. Sims, 39, of Hyde Park Boulevard, was placed on 10 years’ probation after his conviction for violating the state’s “no means no” law with a 21-year-old Town of Tonawanda woman in 2009, according to the state sex offender registry.