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Frailey to face sex charges in Huntingdon later this year after jury selection is delayed

Former Tyrone cop Mark Cummins Frailey will soon stand trial for sex-related charges filed against him last year.
The 40-year-old Spruce Creek resident, who once served as a pastor, is expected to face a jury of his peers in the September court session, according to Huntingdon County District Attorney Robert Stewart III. Jury selection in the case, which was scheduled for July 6 was continued by Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz for undisclosed reasons.
Frailey was accused last November of engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a then 16-year-old Tyrone Area High School student. The activity, to which Frailey has admitted but says was consensual, took place at Frailey’s Huntingdon County home.
At the time, he served as chief of the TASD police force. A subsequent protection from abuse order was filed for by the victim’s parents.
Not long after his November arrest, he was freed on $25,000 bail, which has since been revoked by Judge Kurtz. That action occurred, according to authorities, in February after Frailey, on more than one occasion, violated the PFA by attempting to contact the girl. Frailey’s bail revocation also stemmed from a February incident, where the young victim’s father alleged that Frailey attempted to run him down with a vehicle.
The latter incident, for which Frailey has been charged with reckless endangerment, simple assault and harassment, is being handled as a separate matter in Blair County Court.
Once a Huntingdon County jury is picked, Frailey will face charges of corruption of a minor, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of a computer, relating to the activity which allegedly took place last year.