ORMOC CITY– Two sachets containing white crystalline substances weighing 6.46 grams with an estimated street value of P43,928 and a homemade S&W.357 caliber revolver were recovered by operatives of the Station Drug Enforcement Team of Police Station 4 and the City Drug Enforcement Unit of Ormoc City Police Office during a buy-bust operation at about 1:40 am on Thursday (June 6) at CCF Compound in Barangay Linao, this city.

Police Station 4 chief, Captain Jason Mateo identified the suspect as Bienvenido Delgado Jr.31, married, who was in possession of one sachet containing a white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu procured by an operative in the amount of P5,000.

During the conduct of a body search done in the presence of an elected official and a representative from the local media, the cops recovered one more sachet containing a white crystalline substance suspected shabu weighing 6.05 grams.

Moreover, the police recovered one unit .357 caliber revolver marked S&W with no serial number, loaded with 3 live ammunition.

The suspect admitted owning the illegal items recovered from him saying he has ventured into the illegal drugs recently but refused to divulge where he gets the prohibited drug.

Charges of violations of section 11 (possession of illegal drugs) of Article II of RA 9165 the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002 and RA 10591, the Comprehensive Law against illegal possession of Firearms, Ammunition, and Explosives were filed against Mateo who is now detained at the locked-up cell of Police Station 4.