NEW YORK – Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after being arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly trying to get a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he thought was 13 years old.
In a statement, Disney announced that 48-year-old Westmoreland had been dropped from sitcom "Andi Mack", where he plays grandfather to teenage sign. The exhibition films in Utah.
Police detective Greg Wilking told the Associated Press that Westmoreland was on his way to what he thought would be a sexual encounter when he was arrested on Friday and was charged with attracting a minor and sending inappropriate materials including naked images. A message left with Westmoreland's agent, Mitchell Stubbs, did not return immediately.
Westmoreland's other actors include "Scandal" and "Breaking Bad."