UPDATE: July 11, 2014: Charges against Steven Potak have been dropped. Read the dismissal letter from the Palm Beach County State’s Attorney right here.
UPDATE: We have received the extremely disturbing probable cause affidavit. Read it. Richard Potak allegedly sexually touched a girl who police say regarding him as a “father figure.” The touching involved all areas of her body. The affidavit of probable cause — click above — is more specific.
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Details are forthcoming but BocaNewsNow.com has learned that 48-year-old Richard Potak of Conference Drive is in the Palm Beach County Jail, charged with sexually assaulting a victim between the ages of 12 and 18, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Potak was taken into custody by Boca Raton Police early Sunday morning. He is being held on $60,000 bond.
Check back for updates — we are awaiting the affidavit of probable cause that led to his arrest.
Again, charges have been dropped as of July 11, 2014. Read the letter from the State’s Attorney.
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