Man accused of selling drugs, guns in Olean


OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Three people were arrested Thursday in Olean after a raid uncovered drugs and weapons inside a Fulton Street home.

State Police, in conjunction with the Southern Tier Regional Task Force, executed a search warrant at 138 Fulton Street. Three people inside the home, 20-year-old John Chabuel, 22-year-old William Diapola, and 30-year-old Megan Linn, were taken into custody.

Chaubuel is charged with five counts of fifth degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon, one count of third degree criminal sale of a firearm, three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance, one count of fourth degree criminal possession of marijuana, one count of fourth degree criminal sale of marijuana, and one count unlawful possession of marijuana. He is being held in Cattaraugus County Jail on $15,000 bail.

Both Diapola and Linn were charged with seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. They were both released on appearance tickets. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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