Two accused of making meth in Olean

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two people were arrested after a raid in Olean uncovered a suspected meth lab.

In a joint operation involving several law enforcement agencies, officers executed a search warrant Tuesday at a home on West Riverside Drive. Richard Wall, 44, and Carey Peden, 37, were both taken into custody and are facing a long list of charges.

Both are charged with third degree unlawfully manufacturing methamphetamine. Wall was additionally charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and Peden also faces charges of resisting arrest, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and false personation.

The suspects were held pending arraignment. 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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