POLICE arrested two men after drugs, ammunition and an illegal snake and lizard were found at a house in Kalkallo.

Police from the Fawkner Divisional Response Unit searched a Handlen Street home at about 5am on Tuesday, April 26.

They discovered an illegal python, as well as a lizard in the family home.

The reptiles were removed from the property by specialist teams.

Police found cannabis, suspected methamphetamine, and explosives.

Police also found what is believed to be a firearm and money, which is understood to be the proceeds of crime.

Two men, a 27-year-old who lives at the Kalkallo home and a Sunbury man, 36, were arrested and assisted police with their enquiries.

A Kalkallo man was charged with 18 offences including two counts of trafficking of a drug of dependence, firearms and weapons offences, and wildlife offences.

The 36-year-old Sunbury man was released without charge.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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