North Tonawanda Girl Scout Leader Charged with Sexually Abusing Child Victims

Modified: June 19, 2020 10:25am

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 31-year-old Marty M. Walton of North Tonawanda has been virtually arraigned before Buffalo City Court Judge Andrew C. LoTempio, acting as an Amherst Town Court Justice, on one count of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, a Class “B” felony, one count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a Class “D” felony, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Class “A” misdemeanors.

It is alleged that between March 27, 2020 and May 9, 2020, the defendant engaged in sexual conduct with two child victims at a location in the Town of Amherst.  

Walton is scheduled to return on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. for a felony hearing. He was remanded without bail.

If convicted on all charges, Walton faces a maximum of 25 years in prison.

DA Flynn commends the Amherst Police Department for their work on the case.  

The case is being prosecuted by Chief Lynette M. Reda of the DA’s Special Victims Bureau.

As are all persons accused of a crime, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.