Piano teacher accused of sexually abusing 14-year-old boy

Posted on: 5:43 pm, October 17, 2012, by , updated on: 10:23am, October 18, 2012

Virginia Beach, Va.–Police have charged 37-year-old William Eugene Bernstein, Jr. of the 400 block of Babbling Brook Drive in Virginia Beach with aggravated sexual battery. He has been accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy.

Police say on October 9, 2012, they were notified about the alleged sexual abuse of a 14-year-old boy by his piano teacher.

They say the abuse occurred several times over several months.

Investigators say Bernstein would visit the victim’s home once a week for lessons.  Police say the abuse occurred in the victim’s home. They say the family members did not know at the time.

Investigators are now trying to identify any other possible victims.

Bernstein is currently in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center and being held without bond.