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Former WPTV meteorologist remains behind bars

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Former WPTV weatherman Rob Lopicola is behind bars again after being granted a $130,000 bond.

Lopicola stood before Judge Krista Marx Wednesday on several charges related to underage sex.

In addition to bond, Lopicola will not be allowed to access the Internet. He's also prohibited from talking to minors and from talking to the victims in this case.

Lopicola was given a public defender because, he says, he does not have a job anymore. "This could be a very challenging case for the defense," said Legal Analyst Michelle Suskaur. "When there are alleged child victims, and the charges are such that when a jury hears them, you have an uphill battle; however, on the other side, all falls for the state on credibility of victims." 

Authorities say Lopicola engaged in sexual activities with teenage boys he met on Craigslist.

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