ORMOC CITY-A street vendor was arrested by the Station Drugs Enforcement Team of Police Station 1 of the Ormoc City Police Office in a buy- bust operation about 1:14 am Saturday (Oct 1) at Barangay District 2 here.

Station 1 COP Police Major Rizal Antonio Leung identified the suspect as Reynaldo Mayaki, 51, married and a resident of Brgy. Libertad, of this city.

Recovered from his possession was one sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu procured by an operative in the amount of P1,000.

During body search, the operatives recovered from the back pocket of the suspect a coin purse color with different colors that when opened filled with medicines, while on the left front pocket the searching cop recovered P3,200 and in the right pocket the searching cop recovered a color black face mask that once opened contained two more sachets containing the same white crystalline substance suspect to be shabu with an estimated street value of P2,000.

Charges of violations of RA 9165, the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002, are being readied by the arresting police against the suspect who is temporarily detained at the locked up cell of Police Station 1.