CHARLESTON — A man in prison for beating a dog to death had a year added to his prison time for planning to sell marijuana.
Deon D. Nailing pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver and his one-year sentence was added to the four-year prison term he received for an animal cruelty conviction.
Nailing, 37, was first sentenced to prison in May based on his guilty plea to a charge that accused him of beating a pit bull to death with a mallet when he lived in Lerna in February of last year.
He was then arrested on March 6, four days after pleading guilty in the animal cruelty case, for reportedly having marijuana planned for sale at the Charleston residence where he then lived.
Because Nailing was out of jail on bond in the animal cruelty case at the time of his drug arrest, his sentences for the two convictions had to be added together.
With the agreement in the drug case,