I cannot speak to New York law but generally speaking, juvenile records are sealed from public inspection. That being said, you may want to direct your question to a New York lawyer (by changing from Auburn Hills, MI as your location to somewhere in New York) so you may get responses from New York lawyers.
If there was inappropriate touching and he was convicted of a felony, it sound like a sex crime and he may be required to register as a sex offender. You may want to look online.
All that being said, the father in me says that you already know enough to make him an EX-boyfriend. Go with your gut. Cut loose now - you already do not trust him so just let go.
I wish you the best!
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My guess is that you would have to search in New York. Here in Michigan we have iCHAT that allows you to look up someone record for $10. Juvenile stuff often will not show. NY may have a different system. You could always ask him what court it happened at and call that court or request the info under FOIA. If nothing comes up then it either wasn't at that court or it was sealed.
It is suprisingly inexpensive to hire a private investigator to do a background check. They are very thorough, have some expensive database services most of us do not want to pay to subscribe to, and can give you a confidential report. You can protect yourself with complete privacy as to the inquiry. Google "private investigator" in Auburn Hills. Shop around for an affordable rate. I suggest a general background check - who knows what lurks.
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