Stolen farm equipment worth around $1.2 million has been recovered from a rural property southwest of Saskatoon.
RCMP recovered 16 pieces of farm equipment from the RM of Montrose. The equipment includes: five John Deere farm tractors, two John Deere hay balers, two John Deere Gator side-by-sides, two Dodge trucks, one cattle hauler, one car hauler, one haybuster, one mower, and one tiller.
Police say the machinery was stolen from people and dealerships in the area of Saskatoon, Biggar, Outlook, and Rosetown.
Iain Stables, 38, is facing 29 charges including 16 for possession of stolen property over 45,000, seven for theft over $5,000, five for theft of a motor vehicle, and one for break and enter, and theft.
Stables made his first court appearance in Saskatoon on Thursday.