FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 55 Friday,
April 13, 2012,
9:00 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
School Employee Engaging in a Sexual Act Arrest
The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a school employee engaging in a sexual act
investigation. Investigators received a report that the suspect engaged in a sexual relationship with the victim. At the time of the relationship, the suspect was a
teacher at Woodlawn High School and the victim was a student at Woodlawn High School. During the course on the investigation, detectives discovered that the suspect
also had a sexual relationship with a second victim that was a student at Woodlawn High School. The Birmingham Police Department Crime Reduction Team apprehended the
suspect on at 7:25 PM on April 13, 2012 without incident.
The suspect has been identified as: Saleem Rasheed, B/M, 30, of Bessemer, Alabama. Two warrants for School Employee Engaging in a Sex Act have been
obtained against the suspect. Two warrants for School Employee Engaging in a Deviate Sex Act have also been obtained against the suspect. Each charge has a $100,000.00 bond.
The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.