Update: Judge Hands Down Guilty Verdicts in Peaceable Farm Case
Update: Judge Hands Down Guilty Verdicts in Peaceable Farm Case

An Orange County judge finds Anne Shumate Williams, the former owner of a horse rescue farm, guilty on 22 counts of animal cruelty.

November 1st, 9:57 AM EDT
Embezzlement Case Against Peaceable Farm Owner Trial-Bound
Embezzlement Case Against Peaceable Farm Owner Trial-Bound

The embezzlement case against an Orange County woman, who is also accused of animal abuse, is now full speed ahead to trial.

Friday, May 5th 2017, 4:02 PM EDT by Amanda Williams
Goland Embezzlement Case Moving Forward with New Attorney
Goland Embezzlement Case Moving Forward with New Attorney

The embezzlement case against Anne Goland, also accused of neglecting dozens of animals, is getting back on track. She appeared in court Monday to show she has a new attorney.

Monday, April 3rd 2017, 2:48 PM EDT
Embezzlement Case Against Peaceable Farm Owner Delayed
Embezzlement Case Against Peaceable Farm Owner Delayed

The embezzlement case against Anne Goland, the owner of Peaceable Farm, has hit another delay.

Friday, February 24th 2017, 10:49 AM EST
Animal Rescuers, Volunteer Hold Memorial for Peaceable Farm Horses
Animal Rescuers, Volunteer Hold Memorial for Peaceable Farm Horses

Rescuers and volunteers who took in animals from Peaceable Farm gathered Wednesday to remember the ones that didn't survive, and to seek changes to animal cruelty investigations.

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 5:29 PM EDT
Horses Taken from Peaceable Farm Seized Again from Horse Rescue
Horses Taken from Peaceable Farm Seized Again from Horse Rescue

Six horses rescued from Peaceable Farms in 2015 have now been seized by authorities in King William County due to a report of poor conditions at New Beginnings Horse Rescue.

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 11:40 AM EDT
Former Peaceable Farm Owner Charged with Embezzlement
Former Peaceable Farm Owner Charged with Embezzlement

Anne Goland, the woman at the center of an animal cruelty investigation, pleaded not guilty to embezzlement charges related to her Peaceable Farm nonprofit.

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 4:23 PM EDT
Orange County Judge Grants Bond to Anne Goland
Orange County Judge Grants Bond to Anne Goland

A judge has granted bond to Anne Goland, the Orange County woman at the center of an animal cruelty and embezzlement investigation.

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 11:03 AM EDT
Orange Co. Court Holds Bond Hearing for Peaceable Farm Owner
Orange Co. Court Holds Bond Hearing for Peaceable Farm Owner

Anne Goland, the Orange County woman at the center of an animal cruelty investigation, will be staying in jail for now.

Friday, April 8th 2016, 12:20 PM EDT
New Details in Peaceable Farm Embezzlement Investigation
New Details in Peaceable Farm Embezzlement Investigation

Prosecutors believe the Orange County woman charged with animal cruelty also embezzled money from the farm where deputies seized dozens of animals last fall.

Thursday, March 31st 2016, 11:59 AM EDT
Peaceable Farm Owner Indicted for 13 Counts of Embezzlement
Peaceable Farm Owner Indicted for 13 Counts of Embezzlement

Anne Goland, the woman at the center of an Orange County animal cruelty investigation is now charged with 13 felony counts of embezzlement.

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 1:39 PM EDT
Orange Co. Sheriff’s Office Ordered Internal Investigation of Department
Orange Co. Sheriff’s Office Ordered Internal Investigation of Department

In the aftermath of the Peaceable Farm animal cruelty case in Somerset, the Orange County sheriff’s office is changing the way some reports are handled. 

Monday, November 30th 2015, 9:01 PM EST
Orange Co. Judge Sets Trial Date for Anne Goland
Orange Co. Judge Sets Trial Date for Anne Goland

An Orange County judge set the trial date for Feb. 19, 2016, for 57-year-old Anne Goland. She faces 27 animal cruelty charges following the October 19 raid on Peaceable Farm.

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 12:05 PM EST
Five Horses Dead Since Rescue Operation on Peaceable Farm
Five Horses Dead Since Rescue Operation on Peaceable Farm

A month after Orange County investigators raided a farm suspected of animal cruelty, rescue organizations say they're doing their best to save the horses

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 9:32 PM EST
Judge Orders Horses Seized From Orange Co. Owner.
Judge Orders Horses Seized From Orange Co. Owner.

Orange County prosecutors are made their case for seizing horses from Peaceable Farm. Anne Goland is facing 27 animal cruelty charges.

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 5:21 PM EST
Update: Orange Co. Judge Grants $75K Bond for Anne Goland
Update: Orange Co. Judge Grants $75K Bond for Anne Goland

Anne Goland, the woman charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty in Orange County is out of jail. She posted the necessary bond by Friday evening.

Friday, November 13th 2015, 10:55 AM EST
Online Petitions Started in Response to Orange Co. Animal Cruelty Case
Online Petitions Started in Response to Orange Co. Animal Cruelty Case

People upset about an animal cruelty case in Orange County have started online petitions. One petition calls on Sen. Reeves to have authorities seize the remaining animals at Peaceable Farm.

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:30 PM EDT
Orange Co. Case Continued for Peaceable Farm Owner
Orange Co. Case Continued for Peaceable Farm Owner

Anne Goland’s case is continued until November 18, at which point a date for her criminal trial will be set. Goland is facing 27 charges of animal cruelty

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 11:03 AM EDT
Orange Co. Woman Denied Bond in Animal Cruelty Case
Orange Co. Woman Denied Bond in Animal Cruelty Case

A judge denied bond for Anne Goland, the woman at the center of an animal cruelty case in Orange County. Goland is charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty.

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:19 AM EDT
Update: Peaceable Farm Owner Charged with Animal Cruelty
Update: Peaceable Farm Owner Charged with Animal Cruelty

Peaceable Farm owner Anne Goland is charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty. The Orange County commonwealth's attorney says Goland may face more charges as evidence is reviewed.

Monday, October 26th 2015, 10:32 AM EDT
Investigators Search Storage Units in Connection to Peaceable Farm Case
Investigators Search Storage Units in Connection to Peaceable Farm Case

Investigators have executed search warrants related to animals taken from an Orange County farm. Officials say storage units in Albemarle County owned by Ann Goland were searched Thursday.

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 4:48 PM EDT
Sheriff's Office: More Than 80 Horses Removed from Peaceable Farm
Sheriff's Office: More Than 80 Horses Removed from Peaceable Farm

The sheriff's office says the property owner surrendered 71 horses, but another 10 had to be seized. Five horses were euthanized and seven were found dead.

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 10:38 AM EDT
Investigations Continue in Orange Co. Animal Welfare Case
Investigations Continue in Orange Co. Animal Welfare Case

On Wednesday, two investigations continue in a massive animal welfare case in Orange County.

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 4:02 PM EDT
Deputies, Veterinarians Return to Orange Co. Farm
Deputies, Veterinarians Return to Orange Co. Farm

Teams of deputies and veterinarians returned to Peaceable Farm on Tuesday. Investigators have discovered emaciated and dead animals at the farm.

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 12:30 PM EDT
Orange County Officials Investigating Major Animal Welfare Case
Orange County Officials Investigating Major Animal Welfare Case

Deputies with a search warrant from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office discovered over 100 living and dead animals on a farm Monday. 

Monday, October 19th 2015, 5:13 PM EDT