Detectives have charged a man with various offences - including impersonating police - after a police uniform and jewellery were taken from a Dunolly home.
The 25-year-old Whittington man was charged by members of the Central Goldfields Crime Investigation Unit with burglary, theft, theft of a motor vehicle, impersonating police, assaulting police, possessing a controlled weapon, and other related offences.
The man was arrested on Friday following a burglary that occurred in Dunolly about 4.30pm that day.
Police attended and patrolled the area, during which time they arrested the man and also found a vehicle believed stolen.
The man was remanded in custody to appear at the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Monday.
Have you signed up to the Bendigo Advertiser's daily newsletter and breaking news emails? You can register below and make sure you are up to date with everything that's happening in central Victoria.
Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.