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Man, 63, jailed in connection with alleged sexual battery of two children in James City County

Michael J. Trevelino, 63 of The Villages, Florida. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VPRJ)
Michael J. Trevelino, 63, of The Villages, Florida. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VPRJ)

James City County Police have made an arrest in connection with child sexual battery allegations dating back to 2012.

First the suspect: Michael J. Trevelino, 63, was extradited last week from The Villages in Florida back to Virginia – where he facing serious charges.

Police said he is related to the alleged victims.

James City County authorities received the complaint in October last year from a woman who “believed her children may have been inappropriately touched” by Trevelino.

During the course of the investigation, James City County Police with Child Protective Services identified two girls – 16 and 14 years old at the time of the report – as victims, authorities said.

Trevelino is charged with aggravated sexual battery in connection with incidents with the 14-year-old between June 1 and Sept. 3, 2012 in James City County, police said.

He is also charged with two counts of aggravated sexual battery and one count of object sexual penetration in connection with the 16-year-old between April 23, 2013 and April 22, 2015 in James City County, police said.

Trevelino is being held without bond in the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.


Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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