Two men have been charged following investigations into the alleged pawning of stolen jewellery.
Police attached to Operation Count Down launched an investigation into stolen jewellery being sold to pawnbrokers in Mount Druitt and Blacktown last month.
It will be alleged the jewellery was stolen during residential break and enters within the region.
St Marys officers arrested two men in Werrington bushland on Wednesday afternoon.
Police allege the pair had just committed a break-in at a nearby home on Rance Road and were found to be in possession of stolen items.
One man, 25, was charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence in company.
The second man, 31, was charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence; as well as 34 property-related offences.
Both were refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court on Thursday February 7.
Operation Count Down was launched by officers in North West Metropolitan Region to investigate break, enter and steal offences on residential and commercial premises.