Justin Frenzel, a longtime award-winning North Texas country music DJ, has been fired from 95.9. Ranch after accusing his daughter’s friend of sexual harassment while sleeping on a New Year’s Eve.
According to an arrest warrant affidavit issued last week and obtained by NBC 5 on Monday, Frazel allegedly made unwanted, non-consensual sexual contact with a girl, who was on December 31, 2020, for a party Mansfield was at home to his family.
Around 2 pm, a couple left the party and their daughter, who was friends with Frazel’s teenage daughter, stayed behind to spend the night.
In the affidavit, the victim stated that Mansfield police had a headache in her friend’s head and went to sleep on her parents’ bed. The victim said she went to her friend’s room and spent the next few hours on a FaceTime call with a friend. The victim told police that at some point his friend’s father, Justin Frazell, identified as he entered the room and brought him a white paw – an alcoholic German chemical water drink – kissed him on the forehead and said, “It’s both of us.” Between is don ‘t say I never do anything for you. “
According to the affidavit, the friend Hunt was speaking with on the phone saw the kiss and saw Frazell give him a drink. The friend confirmed the story to police and said that Frenzel told her on a video call that she, “was a good girl and needs to make sure he doesn’t hurt her” before exiting the room.
The victim told police that she and Frazel’s daughter drank four to five drinks over the course of several hours that night with the consent of her parents, and that she drank about a quarter of the last drink before she tired. The loser and Frazel reportedly exhausted her and hung her up to go to sleep.
According to the statement in the affidavit, the victim was “asleep when the blanket was suddenly pulled over her” and stated that “her pants and underwear were pulled and her legs were pulled down towards the bed.”
The victim told investigators that she was too afraid to say anything or open her eyes and felt someone touching her genitals with her hands and mouth before returning from bed. She told the police that she could hear the person walking in the room and then climbed on top of her naked and started moving around.
A noise in the hallway clearly shook the man, the victim said in an affidavit, and he then got up and put on his pants and unlocked the door. When the victims said they saw Frazel wearing a shirt near the door, which she had worn earlier in the evening, with a salsa stain on the front. She said that Frenzel opened the bedroom door and talked to a child in the hallway – a boy who was spending the night with his son. The victim stated that Frazel told the child that he was just looking at the girl and then she went back to him and pulled his pants up half. The victim told police that Frazel went back to pull out her pants before exiting the room and not coming back.
At 4:57 am, the victim said that she started asking her parents, sister and grandmother to come to pick her up but no one responded. She said she was about to call 911 when her grandmother called and agreed to give her a ride home.
According to the affidavit, as the victim waited on her grandmother, someone clearly heard her cry. Frazel came back to the room and asked her if she was alright and he crawled away from her and asked her to leave him alone. The victim said that she entered the room several times before suggesting to wake up his wife and daughter and see if she was alright.
The victim stated that when Frazel’s wife entered the room, she jumped into his arms and started crying loudly. She said that she told the woman that someone had touched her improperly but, because Frazel was in the room, she told police that she did not say who it was.
When her grandmother arrived, the victim told police and forensic investigators that Frazel was trying to comfort her by touching her. After leaving, the victim tells her grandmother what happened and then on reaching home she tells her parents.
The victim went to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth and was sexually assaulted. The report by the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner indicated no trauma but noted that the samples were taken by the SANE nurse. Those samples were sent to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office for analysis. According to the affidavit, on March 18, 2021, investigators received a lab report back from the ME’s office confirming the presence of male DNA samples collected from the victim’s vaginal area.
An arrest warrant was issued on March 23, accusing Frasel of deliberately and knowingly committing a 2-degree felony by putting his mouth on the victim’s genitals without her consent. Frazel was arrested and booked into the Tarant County Jail. As of this writing, he is bonded but it is unclear how many bonds were required.
According to the cached version of his professional biography at 959theranch.com, Frazel began his radio career in 2000 and has hosted the morning show at KFWR-FM, 95.9 The Ranch since 2009. A nominee for admission to the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. , Frenzel has also hosted a popular show on Sunday, the award-winning Texas Red Dirt Roads radio show. Prior to working at KFWR, he also worked at 570 KLIF-AM and KPLX-FM, 99.5 The Wolf.
After learning of Frazel’s arrest, his photo was removed from the listing of the on-air talent on The Ranch’s station website and his bio was replaced with only the following details: “Based on additional information that our Has come to mind, the 95.9 ranch has immediately cemented its relationship with Justin Frazel. “
Frazel and his wife have two children, both of whom were born prematurely. The couple is credited with raising more than $ 2 million for the NICU unit of Cook Children’s Medical Center through two charitable events.
It is unclear whether Frazel has obtained a lawyer and has not issued any public response to the allegations.