UPDATE, 9.30am: A 24-year-old Portland man was remanded in custody overnight to appear in court today after a dawn police raid on Monday.
Detective Senior Constable Tim Chester, of the Portland police crime investigation unit, said a warrant was executed at a Kauri Crescent address in Portland early Monday morning.
He said property suspected of being stolen in recent Portland district burglaries, including a range of tools, was seized.
The man was arrested, interviewed, charged with offences and remanded in custody overnight to appear in the Portland Magistrates Court today for a bail/remand hearing.
He was charged with handling stolen goods, possessing both ice and GHB and committing offence while on bail.
The man was already on bail charged with trafficking drugs.
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