Arrest made in sexual assault investigation

A 47-year-old man is in police custody on two separate counts of animate Object Sexual Penetration (Felony).

William Eric Eberhardt, of Blacksburg, was arrested without incident Thursday morning. Eberhardt is being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail.

The charges are a result of an on-going investigation conducted by the Blacksburg Police Department involving allegations that occurred at a spa on the south end of Blacksburg where Eberhardt was employed.

The Department is requesting anyone with information concerning similar incidents or information in reference to William Eric Eberhardt  to contact the Blacksburg Police Department at 961-1150 or anonymously at 961-1819 or by email at

— Submitted by Lieutenant M.B. Albert

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