2 East Lansing Uber drivers face sexual assault charges

Curt Smith, Lansing State Journal 11:25 a.m. EDT March 18, 2016

(Photo: East Lansing Police Department)

EAST LANSING – Two Uber drivers have been charged in connection with sexual assaults in East Lansing in January and February, East Lansing police said Friday in a news release.

Hassan Ibrahim turned himself in March 11 after a warrant had been issued for his arrest. He was arraigned before Lansing 54B District Court by Judge Richard Ball on one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with an incident that occurred Feb. 14.

Salim Salem turned himself in March 11. He was arraigned before 55th District Court Magistrate Mark Blumer on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with an incident that occurred Jan. 16.

Both were released on $5,000 cash/surety bonds. Blumer's bond includes a condition that he not work as an Uber driver or taxi/cab driver in the future

Uber has been notified of both arrests, police said.

Source: http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/community/east-lansing/2016/03/18/2-uber-drivers-face-sexual-assault-charges-east-lansing/81962064/