Stolen vehicles recovered by the OPP in the town of Essex. (Photo courtesy of the OPP)

A Wheatley man is facing charges after several stolen vehicles were recovered in the town of Essex.

The Ontario Provincial Police said the Community Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a Ridge Road property on Thursday, locating several stolen items including a Bobcat excavator, multiple pickup trucks, and a trailer.

As a result, a 49-year-old Wheatley man is charged with two counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000. He has been released from custody with a future court date.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).