Rocky Mountain House RCMP recovered three stolen pieces of John Deere farm equipment from a farm near Stauffer on Aug. 1.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP recovered three stolen pieces of John Deere farm equipment from a farm near Stauffer on Aug. 1.

Farm equipment recovered on 73-year-old’s farm, facing charges

A 73-year-old man is facing charges related to three pieces of stolen farm equipment that were recovered on his property.

A 73-year-old man is facing charges related to three pieces of stolen farm equipment that were recovered on his property.

Rocky Mountain House police executed a search warrant at a rural property south of Stauffer after receiving a tip of a possible stolen John Deere tractor on the property on Aug. 1.

It was taken from the Innisfail-area in October 2014.

RCMP recovered the stolen tractor and also found a John Deere skid steer which was reported stolen from Lacombe in January 2013 and a John Deere bull dozer which was stolen from Rocky Mountain House area on July 20.

Hector Dansereau, of Rocky, was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of stolen property over $5,000. He has been released to appear in Rocky Mountain House provincial Court on Sept. 16.

All the recovered property has been returned to the owners.