Trial Date Set For Rob Lopicola As TV Weatherman Remains In Jail

Rob Lopicola

A trial date has been set for former WPTV-TV5 weather man Rob Lopicola.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The sex crimes trial of former WPTV Channel 5 weatherman Rob Lopicola is set for December 10th, according to the Palm Beach County Clerk’s office.

Lopicola was arrested in early July by federal marshals and is accused of having several sexual relationships with minors. Police say he performed oral sex on a boy in Boca Raton.

He remains held in the Palm Beach County Jail, apparently unable to post what is traditionally ten percent of the $130,000 bond a judge has set in his case.

Lopicola is officially charged with:

00.04-4007  LEWD LASCV BEHAVIOR – VICTIM AGE 12 TO 16
Original Bond: $0.00 Current Bond: $50,000.00
 800.04-4013  LEWD LASCV BEHAVIOR – CONDUCT BY PERSON 18YOA OR OLDER
Original Bond: $0.00 Current Bond: $50,000.00
 847.0135-6331  OBSCENE COMMUNICATION – MISREP AGE USE COMPUTER SOLICIT LURE SEDUCE
Original Bond: $0.00 Current Bond: $10,000.00

The weatherman-turned-body-builder-turned-trainer-turned-bartender allegedly sent extremely graphic texts to a minor. Read them here.