BENDIGO police are looking for theft victims in California Gully.
Police arrested an offender in the Westwood Drive Estate area at 11.15pm on Monday night.
Senior Constable Dave White said the offender had allegedly committed several thefts from cars in the area.
"I have recovered some property that I am attempting to find owners for and am asking for assistance from residents in locating owners for this property and also information regarding the offences that night," Senior Constable White said.
The offender has been charged with theft, handling stolen goods and possessing a controlled weapon and bailed to appear at Bendigo Magistrates' Court in August.
If you have information, please contact Bendigo police on 5448 1300 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.