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Waterloo police lieutenant pleads not guilty to assault charge

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Lieutenant Corbin Payne of the Waterloo Police Department pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault causing bodily injury.

Payne is expected to head to trial in November.

According to police reports, it all surrounds an incident on June 12 with a delivery driver from East China restaurant.  Payne accused that driver, Robert Carlisle, Jr of speeding and cutting him off.  Payne was off-duty at the time.

Payne is accused of following Carlisle into the Kimball Ridge Shopping Center, pounding on Carlisle's car and at some point, grabbing Carlisle by the neck.

Carlisle reportedly had marks on his body and neck.

Payne is currently on paid administrative leave.

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