A 52 year old Lamington man was charged for stealing gold worth $200,000.
Police alleged the man stole the gold when he was working for a gold mine near Laverton.
Parts of the gold was sold and he kept the remaining amount.
Authorities executed a search warrant at his Lamington home and recovered a large sum of cash and the remaining gold.
The man was charged with stealing as a Servant and Gains benefit by Fraud.
He will appear before the Kalgoorlie Magistrate Court on 29th, May, 2017.