Former North Tonawanda Girl Scout leader arraigned

Mar 11, 2021

A former North Tonawanda Girl Scout leader was arraigned in State Supreme Court in Buffalo Thursday on felony sex charges.

Marty Walton, 32, is charged with felony predatory sexual assault against a child, a felony criminal sexual act, two felony counts of sexual abuse and two misdemeanors of endangering the welfare of a child following an Erie County Grand Jury indictment.

He is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with two child victims in Amherst March 27-May 9 last year. An order of protection was issued on behalf of the victims.

Walton is being held without bail and is due back in court Wednesday morning. If convicted on all charges in Erie County, Walton faces a maximum of 25 years to life in prison. He also has pending criminal charges in Niagara County.