According to charging paperwork, a Salt Lake County detective acknowledged that on December 13 of that yr, while working in the Organized Crime Unit, he was contacted by Westmoreland by the relationship app Grindr. He stated the actor allegedly “started conversing with who he believed to be a 13-yr-previous male and requested if the male would come to his lodge room and interact in sexual exercise.” The detective additionally acknowledged that throughout the chat, the actor allegedly despatched sexually express images.

Amid the fallout, a Disney Channel spokesperson confirmed to E! News that Westmoreland had been fired from its widespread sitcom Andi Mack, the place he performed grandfather Henry “Ham” Mack, saying, “Given the character of the fees and our accountability for the welfare of employed minors, we’ve got launched him from his recurring function and he won’t be returning to work on the sequence.”

Over his almost three-decade profession, Westmoreland additionally appeared on Gilmore GirlsAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Better Call Saul and Scandal.