No. CR 16000164-000

Orange County


Anne Goland
Anne Shumate Williams
Anne Greene

March 28, 2016


13 counts felony embezzlement

Anne Goland aka Anne Shumate Williams is charged with 13 counts of embezzlement related to Peaceable Farms






March 30, 2016

Bond set at $100,000


Trial scheduled for December 8, 2017


No. GC15006567-00

Orange County


Anne Goland
Anne Shumate Williams
Anne Greene



October 26, 2015

27 counts animal cruelty


October 31, 2017, trial begins

November 1, 2017, Bench trial concludes

Judge finds Anne Shumate Williams guilty of animal cruelty

9 counts of animal cruelty for horses

16 counts for the cats, dogs, and chickens in her house and on the Peaceable Farm property


18 months jail with 9 months suspended

5 years probation

No ownership of companion animals for 5 years


November 1, 2017

Appeal filed


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Judge: Seizure of 10 Horses from Anne Shumate’s Farm Lawful

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New Trial Date for Peaceable Farm’s Animal Cruelty Case 

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Anne Goland Remains Behind Bars 

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