Three arrested for making meth after Olean fire

Posted at 10:22 AM, Mar 01, 2018

Olean Police have made three arrests following a November fire at a home on Wayne Street where police say meth was being made.

30-year-old Jerrica McKune, 40-year-old Troy Safford and 27-year-old Jessica Shoup are all facing a number of charges.  Police arrested them Wednesday night after their investigation into the November 7th fire was completed.  Olean Police, the Olean Fire Department and a special New York State Police team worked together in the investigation.  Police say chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine were found during the investigation.

McKune, Safford and Shoup are all charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of Meth Manufacturing Material and Acting in a Manner Injurious to a Child.  They were taken to the Cattaraugus County Jail.

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