Local man accepts 55-year prison sentence in drug case

A Young County man was sentenced to 55 years in state prison after a jury found him guilty July 20 of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver. In a trial that lasted less than a day, Lawrence Wayne Fields was convicted in 90th District Court of the charge of possession of controlled substance with the intent to deliver, 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine According to District Attorney Dee Peavy, Fields then agreed to a sentencing agreement that capped his imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 55 years. In exchange,

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