WESPORT — A 47-year-old Westport man and actor whose screen credits include “Boardwalk Empire” has been arrested after police said they found 50 digital images of child pornography during search of his home.

Paul Jude Letersky, of Riverside Avenue, was charged with child pornography in the first degree, enticing a minor and risk of injury.

Lt. David Farrell said the Westport Police Department was alerted to an inappropriate sexting relationship” between Letersky and a juvenile from Colorado. At around 5 a.m. Wednesday, the Westport Police Detective Bureau executed a search warrant on Letersky’s home, Farrell said.

“Over 50 digital images of child pornography were discovered during the search,” he said. “Based on this evidence, Letersky was arrested on scene for child pornography, first degree”.

Farrell said an arrest warrant was also served on Letersky charging him with enticing a minor and risk of Injury, stemming from the original complaint. Letersky was held held on $500,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Stamford Court on Jan. 13.

“This incident is still under investigation by the Westport Police Detective Youth Division, led by Sergeant Sereniti Dobson,” Farrell said. “Assisting with the investigation is the Southwest Connecticut Technical Investigation Unit, comprised of officers from Weston, New Canaan, Norwalk, Greenwich and Connecticut State Police.”

According to the website IMDB, Letersky played a number of uncredited, recurring roles — including an iron salesman, a postal supervisor and a state police officer — from 2010 to 2013 on the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire.” More recently, he appeared in another uncredited role as a KGB agent in 2014 and 2015 episodes of the FX series, “The Americans,” the website said.