FOUR people have been arrested in connection to the theft of more than 100 power tools across Carrum Downs, Frankston, Langwarrin, and Skye.
The tools have been allegedly stolen over the last six weeks. On 29 April, police executed search warrants at properties in Mount Waverley, Croydon, Ashwood, Berwick, and Rowville as part of their investigation.
Police allege that they discovered an allegedly stolen vehicle and trailer, number plates, two firearms, over 100 power tools, two laser hair removal machines, allegedly stolen identifications, a commercial quantity of drugs, and a large amount of cash. Four people were subsequently arrested.
A 33-year-old Mount Waverley man was charged with handle stolen goods, possess drugs, prohibited person possess firearm, and theft of motor vehicle. A 42-year-old Mount Waverley man was charged with handle stolen goods, prohibited person possess weapon, possess drugs of dependence, and theft of motor vehicle. A 24-year-old Croydon man was charged with theft of motor vehicle, traffick a commercial quantity of drug of dependence, and possess proceeds of crime. A 39-year-old Berwick woman was also charged with theft of motor vehicle, traffick a commercial quantity of drugs, possess proceeds of crime, and possess drugs of dependence.
The four accused people were remanded in custody, and scheduled to appear at the Frankston Magistrates’ Court on the morning of 30 April.