CHARLESTON — A man was sentenced to prison for methamphetamine possession in an agreement that included a burglary charge, and another drug charge was dismissed.
Bryce C. Wilson, 25, for whom records list an address in Brocton, pleaded guilty to a charge that accused him of having methamphetamine in Oakland on July 27.
With the agreement, he was sentenced to six years in prison but was recommended for a prison system discipline program that can lead to an early release.
Wilson faced up to 10 years in prison for the offense, twice the normal maximum, because of an earlier burglary conviction for which he served prison time.
The dismissed charges included possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, alleging he also had marijuana planned for sale on July 27. Also dismissed was a charge accusing him of burglarizing the Oakland city water plant on Sept. 30.
Coles County Circuit Judge Brien O’Brien sentenced Wilson by accepting a plea agreement that Assistant State’s Attorney Joy Wolf and Public Defender Anthony