Police say they boy contacted the police on March 4th to report that he was touched inappropriately by a family friend.
Investigators determined that John Trenberth made sexual advances to the youth and touched him inappropriately in his Felton, Delaware residence over a period of 9 months starting in June 2012.
Trenberth was arrested Friday and charged with unlawful sexual contact with a minor and endangering the welfare of a child.
He was arraigned and released on $12,500 unsecured bond.
Police are asking anyone with information relating to this incident or any other similar incidents to contact Detective Andrew Palese of the Criminal Investigations Unit at 302-697-4455 or call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.