ORMOC CITY-Four sachets containing white crystalline substances suspected to be shabu were recovered by operatives of the Station Drug Enforcement Team from a truck driver during a buy-bust operation in Hilongos, Leyte.

Town police chief, Major Ambrosio Demain, identified the suspect as Mark Christopher Calibod, 26, a single, truck driver and a resident of Purok 8, Barangay Concepcion where the buy-bust took place at about 11:45 pm.

Recovered from his possession was one sachet containing P500.

During the conduct of a body search in front of a barangay official and a media representative, the searching cop recovered three more sachets of shabu from the suspect of P2,000.

The suspect, now detained at the lock-up facility of the Hilongos municipal police station, was charged for possession and selling of illegal drugs under RA 9165, the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002.