Former CMSD teacher pleads not guilty to groping teenager

Former CMSD teacher pleads not guilty to groping teenager
Sharmir Oglesby, 36, was fired from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District in January after he was charged with groping a teen.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Sharmir Oglesby pleaded not guilty in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Wednesday in connection with an alleged groping incident.

Oglesby, 36, who was hired by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District in 2015 and became a substitute English teacher at John Adams College and Career Academy, has been charged with gross sexual imposition, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and tampering with evidence.

The former educator has been instructed not to have any contact with the teenage victim.

CMSD fired Oglesby this past January after charges were filed.

His pretrial is scheduled for March 25 at 9 a.m.

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