A former bus driver contracted by the State College Area School District waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
Matthew S. Dunlap, 25, of Port Matilda, faces several felony charges, including statutory sexual assault of a minor, corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor and disseminating explicit sexual material to a minor. Charges also include two misdemeanor counts of corruption of minors and indecent assault.
Dunlap initiated a “sexting” relationship with the minor in January when she was 15 years old, according to a press release from the District Attorney’s Office.
During the summer, Dunlap engaged in sexual intercourse with the minor on three separate occasions, according to the release.
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According to the release, he remains incarcerated in the Centre County Correctional Facility on $200,000 monetary bail. Dunlap’s case next goes to the Centre County Court of Common Pleas.