Detectives from Ballarat Divisional Response Unit have struck gold following an operation targeting vehicle crime.
Officers had noticed a spike in theft from motor vehicle and theft of motor vehicle incidents around the Ballarat Railway Station in recent weeks.
Investigators identified an address of interest and today executed a warrant in Iona Drive, Sebastopol.
Three males and a female were arrested at the address:
• A 24-year-old Wendouree man
• A 25-year-old Delacombe man
• A 17-year-old Creswick boy
• A 24-year-old Ballarat woman
It is alleged a large amount of property from the recent thefts was located at the property.
Police also located drugs including methyl amphetamine and cannabis.
All have been charged with and bailed/remanded to appear at Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.