BUFFALO, N.Y. — A former Girl Scout leader from North Tonawanda has been sentenced to time in prison for sexually abusing two children.
Marty Walton, 34, was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 20 years post-release supervision in State Supreme Court on Monday. Walton is also required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
Walton pleaded guilty to one count of criminal sexual act in the first degree (class “B” violent felony) and two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree (class “D” violent felonies) on Aug. 24, 2022.
Between March and May of 2020, Walton engaged in sexual conduct with two children in Amherst. Both of the victims were known to Walton, who was a former scout leader for the Girl Scouts of Western New York.
A final order of protection was issued on behalf of the victims, which will remain in effect until 2063.