(from GossipExtra.com) – Former WPTV-Channel 5 weatherman Rob Lopicola had a date with Judge Stephen Rappthis morning in West Palm Beach.
The 42-year-old muscle-bound Lopicola, who’s been held in the Palm Beach County lockup since his July arrest, learned he’ll be in the slammer much longer while he awaits trial on charges that he had sex with at least two underage boys.
Lopicola pleaded not guilty to four felony charges of computer porn, child exploitation and lewd conduct and lascivious battery. But so far, he’s not been able to pay for his $130,000-bond. He tried to have his bond reduced twice over the summer but Rapp refused.
Lopicola worked as a stripper and bartender in a gay club in Wilton Manors when he was arrested. He dabbled in personal training after he was fired from the station in 2006 in hush-hush circumstances that officials at the NBC affiliate have yet to explain….Cont….