Police are investigating the theft of firearms during separate break and enters.
A house on Free Selectors Road in Foxground was ransacked between 3pm and 6pm yesterday.
The firearms were secured in a safe but the thieves managed to make off with four pistols and a sum of cash.
The pistols include a Ruger MKII .22 calibre semi-automatic pistol, a Ruger Blackhawk .357 revolver, a Ruger .22 calibre rimfire revolver and a Browning .22 calibre semi-automatic pistol.
In a separate incident, a 24-year-old man was woken by noises in his house on Cleveland Road, Dapto, around 1.15am today.
The 24-year-old heard people run out the back door and saw two males dressed in black get into a car and drive off.
He reported an air rifle and amount of jewellery stolen.
Police from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command are appealing for anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.