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Lake Mills man pleads guilty to growing marijuana

Ralph Highlander

Arrested after an April search of his home.

Posted: Dec. 12, 2017 3:27 PM

FOREST CITY, Iowa – A Lake Mills man who police say was growing marijuana in his home is pleading guilty.

54-year-old Ralph Boyd Highlander was arrested after law enforcement searched his home in April and said they found marijuana, growing equipment, methamphetamine, and several medications without a prescription.

Highlander was charged with seven drug crimes but is pleading guilty to one, manufacturing marijuana. He is due to be sentenced on January 30 in Winnebago County District Court.

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