Three men arrested in Olean drug raid plead not guilty

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OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Three men arrested during a drug raid last April in Olean pleaded not guilty to charges on Monday.

Officers say they found 60 bags of heroin during a raid at a home in the 400 block of North First Street, and took 24-year-old Bryant Battle and 20-year-old Ian Mason, both of Olean, as well as 34-year-old John Carter III of Bronx, into custody.

All three are being held in the Cattaraugus County Jail after pleading not guilty Monday to third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

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