A man has been arrested after police allegedly saw him flee a stolen vehicle at Machans Beach.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, a unit on Spence Street in Bungalow was broken into, with keys to two vehicles, foreign currency and passports stolen.
The offenders also allegedly stole the two vehicles.
Around 3pm, one of the cars intercepted at Machans Beach, with four people seen running from the car.
A 31-year-old man was located hiding in an abandoned building.
He was charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
Police denied his bail and he will appear in Cairns Magistrates Court today.
Investigations are continuing.