Rob Lopicola: Former weatherman avoids second trial, takes plea

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Former WPTV weatherman Rob Lopicola accepted a plea just as jury selection in his second trial was set to get underway.

According to the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office, Lopicola took a plea on one count of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

Last month he was found guilty of lewd and lascivious conduct, computer pornography and exploitation.

Sentencing in that case is set for December 6. He will be sentenced after that on the count of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

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