Police have charged a 28-year-old Craigie man with a number of offences including possessing an unlicensed machine gun.

Police allege they located the small machine gun with a loaded magazine and a replica handgun in the main bedroom of the Arawa Place home.

A further search of the house revealed a quantity of ammunition, methylamphetamine, cannabis and smoking utensils.

The man is due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court on February the 13th.