Lake Macquarie Police
have recovered a large amount of bikes, power tools, fishing equipment and other items allegedly stolen from homes and cars in the Bolton Point area in recent weeks.
They have charged a 27-year-old man in relation to the alleged thefts.
If you believe that some of the property belongs to you, contact Lake Macquarie Police. Some sort of proof of ownership will obviously be required.
Here's the official statement from Lake macquarie Police:
A man has been charged after property – alleged to be stolen – was recovered from a Lake Macquarie home yesterday.
Officers attached to the Lake Macquarie Proactive Crime Team have been investigating the alleged break-in at homes and theft from vehicles in the area between 25 January 2021 and yesterday (Thursday 4 February).
As part of ongoing inquiries, officers attended a home on Quigley Road, Bolton Point, about 4pm yesterday.
Police spoke to a 27-year-old male occupant in the shed where a large amount of property – including bicycles, fishing equipment and power tools – was located. These items are alleged to have been stolen and were seized.
The man was arrested and taken to Toronto Police Station where he was charged with enter building/land with intent to commit indictable offence, and four counts of goods suspected stolen in/on premises.
He was granted conditional bail to appear at Toronto Local Court on Tuesday 23 February 2021.
Police are now conducting inquiries to identify the owners of the property. Anyone who may be able to assist is urged to come forward and contact Toronto Police. However, proof of ownership is required.
Inquiries are continuing.