A Clairton man is being held in the Westmoreland County Jail after police said he was dealing drugs while working at a store in Rostraver Township.
Melvin T. Payne, 42, was jailed Thursday on $250,000 bond after police reported two drug purchases this month through a confidential informant.
He faces charges of drug use and illegal use of communications facilities.
On November 11, North Huntington police interviewed a confidential informant who purchased a suspected block of heroin from Payne. He worked at a Cricket Wireless store in Tri-County Plaza in November, according to court documents. Police said the confidential informant was offered $200 for the purchase.
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