FOREST CITY, Iowa – A man arrested after police said they found a marijuana-growing operation in Lake Mills is pleading guilty.
54-year-old Ralph Boyd Highlander has entered guilty pleas to possession with intent to deliver marijuana and unlawful possession of a prescription drug. Police say they found marijuana and growing equipment after searching Highlander’s home on April 28. Officers say they also found methamphetamine and several medications for which Highlander did not have a prescription.
Highlander’s next court appearance is December 12. He is facing up to five years in prison.