A Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputy is facing sex abuse charges stemming from an incident 4 years ago.
The Ithaca Voice reports Deputy Scott Walters, along with Matthew Pinney, has been charged with 1st-degree rape and 1st-degree sexual abuse.
According to court papers, the two men are accused of having sex with an incapacitated individual at a home Walters owns on Buck Road in Lansing.
Both Walters and Pinney were arraigned in Tompkins County Court Friday, and are due back in court next month.
Schuyler County District Attorney Joseph Fazzary is acting as Special Prosecutor in the case.