Officers attached to the Redfern Region Enforcement Squad made the arrest after forming a task force to investigate a string of break-ins in the Miranda, Hurstville and St George local area commands.
During investigations, police used a search warrant at a property in Pembroke Street, Sylvania.
Officers had seized a number of allegedly stolen items and 500 rounds of ammunition from a second house in Lachlan Street, Sylvania Waters, in July.
The man was charged with breaking, entering and stealing, and possessing ammunition without a licence.
He will appear before Sutherland Local Court.