Yesterday, on Thursday, October 13, police officers responded to a call from a member of the public, who had reported suspicious activity in the Portobello area.
These officers successfully traced the man thought to be responsible, who was nearby, and arrested him.
The man was charged by police on the same day.
He will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.
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Police arrested and charged a man in Portobello for vehicle crime offences.
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