Eight Counties Involved In Investigation That Leads To Arrest For Livestock Theft

Emmetsburg, Iowa — A man from Pocahontas has been charged with stealing livestock and a number of other felonies after an investigation involving law enforcement agencies in eight northwest Iowa counties.

Twenty-six-year-old Corey Edward Goeders was arrested Friday and has been released on bond. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff, investigators linked Goeders to livestock thefts that primarily took place between June of last year and February of this year. Goeders faces 20 felony charges. He’s been accused of money laundering, tax evasion and ongoing criminal conduct and as well as theft.

Sheriffs’ departments in Palo Alto, Kossuth, Buena Vista, Calhoun, Clay, Pocahontas, Webster and Woodbury Counties all worked on the cases against Goeders, as did agents from the Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Iowa Department of Revenue.


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