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Jury acquits CMSD substitute teacher of all charges after he was accused of groping student

Posted at 10:59 AM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 10:59:14-05

CLEVELAND — A former substitute Cleveland Metropolitan School District teacher was found not guilty of all counts by a jury after being accused of groping a student earlier this year.

Sharmir Oglesby, 36, worked as a substitute for the district during the 2018-2019 school year.

Oglesby was arrested on Jan. 15, 2019 and charged with gross sexual imposition, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and tampering with evidence, according to court records.

Oglesby’s trial began on Dec. 2, 2019. On Dec. 5, the jury found Oglesby not guilty of all counts.