It was only dismissed because of the statute of limitations. Therefore, he may or may not actually be guilty. Only God knows for sure and himself know for sure.
I think this Stephens fellow is of rather dubious character. On the other hand, I really don’t think 44-year-old men should be having relations with 16-year-old boys (or girls for that matter).
Especially when their profession is to influence toddlers through puppets.