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Suspect arrested Monday charged with felonies

Published 10:42am Thursday, January 31, 2013

A 30-year-old arrested for stealing several items from his parents and possessing drugs was charged with three felonies Wednesday in Mower County Court.

Sean Higbee, of Austin, was charged with fifth-degree drug possession, storing meth in the presence of a child and theft.

The parents reported Monday that their 30-year-old, live-in son stole several high-dollar items from them. Police saw Higbee walking away from the home in the afternoon and arrested him. Higbee reportedly stole his parents’ 42-inch television, two electric guitars, several .22-caliber rifles, pellet guns and checks. The value of the items is more than $1,000, according to the police report.

Before police arrested Higbee, they also saw the him put something in his mouth. Officers later found a pill bottle, a syringe containing meth, unused needles, cutting tools and a marijuana pipe, according to the police report.

Higbee’s next court appearance is set for Feb. 7.


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