VicPD are hoping to return a large amount of stolen jewelry with the rightful owners after seizing the items during a traffic stop on Thursday.

Police say they conducted the traffic stop at approximately 4:30 p.m on August 6 in the 200-block of Menzies Street.

The vehicle was driven by a known property offender and officers observed a large amount of stolen property in the vehicle.

The man was arrested and officers recovered a large amount of items including shoes, sunglasses, power tools, purses and jewelry.

Police also seized a replica firearm. The file remains under investigation.

VicPD are working to reunite the stolen jewellery items with their rightful owners.

Anyone who recognizes the jewelry or who has information about the stolen items should call the police non-emergency line at 250-995-7654, and press option 1 for the report desk.

Those wishing to report information anonymously can call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.