Disney Channel star Stoney Westmoreland has been arrested authorities say for trying to lure a teen in for sex.
The Disney Channel star met the 13-year-old victim on an online dating app. He then requested naked photos from the teen and sent them pornographic images.
Westmoreland later then requested to meet for sex and used a ride sharing app to get to the victim. That’s when authorities made their move to arrest him.
He(Westmoreland) was arrested by police for child exploitation services. He plays the grandfather of a teen girl in the Disney series Andi Mack. The FBI Child Exploitation Task Force along with Salt Lake City Police made the arrest.
The Disney cable network made an announcement on Friday that Westmoreland had been fired. This is yet another troubling story of sex scandals and abuse among Disney employees that continues to spiral out of control.
The American comedy series, Andi Mack, first aired on the Disney Channel in April 2017 and is currently still running.
The series, which has positive viewer ratings on IMDb and Google, takes viewers into the everyday life and drama of 13-year-old Mack, played by Peyton Elizabeth Lee.
“Given the nature of the charges and our responsibility for the welfare of employed minors, we have released him from his recurring role and he will not be returning to work on the series which wraps production on its third season next week,” a representative said.