Safe ride service operator accused of sexually assaulting Miami U students

The owner/operator of “Sherman’s Safe Ride,” a taxi service that caters to Miami University students, has been jailed on charges accusing him of sexually assaulting students.

According to Oxford police, two females filed separate reports with police accusing 38-year-old Sherman Jackson II of sexually assaulting them in his vehicle. According to the complaints, the incidents occurred Dec. 8 and 9.

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Both women are 21 and MU students.

Jackson was arrested and is being detained in the Butler County Jail on two counts of rape, two couns of kidnapping. Police said the investigation of both cases is continuing.

The Oxford Police department asks anyone who has additional information about the incidents to call the police tip line, 513-524-5268 or CrimeStoppers, 513-352-3040.

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