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LOCKPORT – A man who allegedly took part in a Feb. 21, 2013, crack cocaine sale to an undercover police officer in Niagara Falls pleaded not guilty Friday in Niagara County Court.

Wayne Payne Sr., 57, of Michigan Avenue, was jailed on $2,000 bail after his arraignment on charges of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance.

Assistant District Attorney Peter M. Wydysh said Payne allegedly assisted Lavon D. Parks, 23, of 18th Street, who pleaded guilty to fifth-degree sale.