Women Arrested in Iowa Equestrian Center Theft

Women Arrested in Iowa Equestrian Center Theft

09 June 2020


MORRISON, IA – Morrison police have arrested two women accused of stealing $10,000 in tack from the  White Oaks Therapeutic Equestrian Center barn.

Krista P. Godat, 45, of Clinton, Iowa and Jolene L. Decker, 55, of Camanche, Iowa were arrested Friday. Both Godat and 
Decker were taken to the Whiteside County Jail. 

Godat is charged with burglary, which carries 3 to 7 years in prison, and theft, which carries 2 to 5 years. She also is charged with possession of fewer than 5 grams of meth, punishable by 2 to 5 years in a separate but connected case, and is being held on a $75,000 bond. She has a preliminary hearing on June 15.

Decker, preliminarily was charged with one of theft and two counts of burglary. Jail records show she is free on a recognizance bond.

Much of the stolen items, which included saddle racks and saddles, were recovered, according to Morrison police.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible. 

Both the Clinton County Sheriff's Office and the Clinton Police Department assisted in the investigation.

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Two Iowa women have been arrested for tack theft.




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