A 48-year-old actor who portrayed the grandfather of a middle school girl in a popular Disney Channel series was arrested Thursday for attempting to lure a minor in for sex.
Stoney Westmoreland, who stars in Andi Mack, began communicating with the 13-year-old he matched with on a dating app commonly used for arranging hookups, according to a police affidavit. The affidavit states that the middle-aged man requested naked photos from the teen. He also sent the victim pornographic images in return. Westmoreland later attempted to meet the victim for sex through a ride-sharing app he used to order the victim a car. That’s when he was taken into custody by the Salt Lake City Police Department and FBI Child Exploitation Task Force. He has been charged with four counts of dealing in materials harmful to a minor and one count of enticing a minor by internet or text. Further investigation is currently underway. Westmoreland has also starred in the TV series Scandal, NCIS: Los Angeles, Weeds and Gilmore Girls, to name a few.
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