Ex-Disney Channel Star Stoney Westmoreland Slapped with 2 Years Prison Sentence Over Underage Sex scandal

Ex-Disney Channel Star Stoney Westmoreland Slapped with 2 Years Prison Sentence Over Underage Sex scandal

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Guilty as charged

Stoney Westmoreland, has been sentenced to two years behind bars and handed a 10 year supervised release.

Mr. Westmoreland was charged with trying to entice a minor into sex, according to Utah district court documents obtained by E! News.

The 52-year-old is facing six felony counts for allegedly trying to have sex with a 13-year-old boy—one second degree felony count of enticing a minor by Internet or text, four three-degree felony counts of dealing in materials harmful to a minor and one third degree felony count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.

The former Disney channel star ended up striking a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of using interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor.

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Ex-Disney Channel Star Stoney Westmoreland Slapped with 2 Years Prison Sentence Over Underage Sex scandal

Westmoreland was arrested by the Salt Lake City Police Department and FBI Child Exploitation Task Force in December 2018 for allegedly trying to arrange to have sex with a person he believed was 13 years old.

According to charging documents, a Salt Lake County detective stated that on December 13 of that year, while working the Organized Crime Unit, he was contacted by Westmoreland through the dating app Grindr, the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people.

 He said the actor allegedly “began conversing with who he believed to be a 13-year-old male and asked if the male would come to his hotel room and engage in sexual activity.” The detective also stated that during the chat, the actor allegedly sent sexually explicit photos.

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