Thursday, May 19, 2022

OPP: Stolen items recovered in Essex, Wheatley man charged

Essex OPP officials allege: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) in Leamington, executed a search warrant on May 12, 2022, on Ridge Road in the Town of Essex.

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The Essex Community Street Crime Unit recovered multiple stolen items as a result.

A 49-year-old Wheatley man was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following offences:

– Adult Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 x 2

He was released with a future court date.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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