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Judge Keeps Most Limits On Ex-Disney Actor In Teen Sex Case

Apr 30, 2019, 5:17 PM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 5:10 pm
Stoney Westmoreland (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GLAAD)...
Stoney Westmoreland (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GLAAD)
(Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GLAAD)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — A federal judge will allow a former Disney Channel actor to order groceries online while he’s awaiting trial on charges alleging he tried to have sex with a 13-year-old boy, but she rebuffed requests to further ease restrictions on his home detention.

A lawyer for 49-year-old actor Stoney Westmoreland asked a judge Tuesday to allow Westmoreland more time to run errands in traffic in Los Angeles, where he lives.

Salt Lake City-based Judge Evelyn Furse agreed only to a slight easing of his internet restrictions with an officer’s approval.

Westmoreland was fired from his grandfather role on the made-in-Utah Disney Channel series “Andi Mack” after his December arrest.

Police say Westmoreland communicated with an undercover officer on the app Grindr and was arrested after trying to meet the investigator posing as a teenager.

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Judge Keeps Most Limits On Ex-Disney Actor In Teen Sex Case