Investigations ongoing in claim of harassment
Published 12:00 am Monday, May 12, 2008
District Attorney Michael Jackson had not received a report on an investigation into allegations against a Dallas county commissioner.
The Dallas County Sheriff&8217;s Department was scheduled to have finished its investigation of harassment claims against Southside High School&8217;s vice principal Curtis Williams on Monday and turned its findings over to Jackson.
A complaint filed by Lee Cleveland alleges the harassment occurred on school grounds more than a week ago when she came to Williams seeking a copy of her transcript. Authorities declined to release details outlined by Cleveland in her complaint.
On Monday afternoon, Chief Deputy Randy Pugh of the Sheriff&8217;s Department said two people still had to be interviewed regarding the case.
As of 5:20 p.m. Monday, a report had not reached District Attorney Michael Jackson&8217;s desk.
The Dallas County School Board is investigating the claims. David Hagood, communications director, said the investigation is still ongoing, and county school board superintendent Dr. Fannie Major-McKenzie has not specified a timeline as to when the investigation would be complete.