Ex-Disney Actor Charged with 6 Counts in Underage Sex Case

Stoney Westmoreland attends Rising Stars at the GLAAD Media Awards Los Angeles at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 11, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GLAAD)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been charged with six felony counts after authorities said he tried to have sex with a 13-year-old boy.

Prosecutors say the 48-year-old Westmoreland was on the dating app Grindr when he found a profile operated by a police detective in Salt Lake City, near the location of the show “Andi Mack.”

A message left with Westmoreland’s agent, Mitchell Stubbs, was not immediately returned.

Charging documents say Westmoreland was arrested Dec. 13 after he took a car to meet the boy so they could go back to his hotel room.

Charges filed Friday include attempted exploitation of a minor and enticing a minor.

Westmoreland has been dropped from his role as the grandfather of the teenage title character in the Disney show.

Westmoreland’s other acting credits include “Scandal” and “Breaking Bad.”

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