LIMA — A 19-year-old man was sentenced this week to three years in prison after he blew a chances to turn his life around.Dylan K. Beer was sentenced on the charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree felony and aggravated trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony. In February, Judge Richard Warren placed Beer on three years probation and gave him a chance to get his life in order. Warren took a chance on Beer because of his age, the fact he had a clean record as an adult, and that he was a college student at Columbus State in Columbus. Warren, however, ordered Beer serve 30 days in jail while on college break. On April 16, Beer was found in possession of a controlled substance that was not prescribed to him. He also used a prescription drug the day before that was not prescribed to him, according to court records.Beer's original case began on May 25, 2011, when the local drug task force conducted an undercover buy from Beer. During the buy, Beer gave a police informant prescription Oxymorphone pills for $900, according to court records. Police conducted a second buy on May 31, 2011, from Beer at his residence in Lima. Beer sold a police informant Oxymorphone pills for $1,200, according to court records. Police also arrested another man in the case, Amit Madan, 21, who was convicted of possession of drugs and drug trafficking. He was sentenced to three years in prison. Madan said he was an addict and sold drugs to a friend. He said he first sold drugs to support his habit but then kept selling because of fear of withdrawal and fear of his drug dealer, according to court records. You can comment on this story at www.limaohio.com.