Heath reminded him that their fathers had started the feud and that Andy had to accept his own part in what had happened to Josh. He was released a few weeks later in time to stop a fight between Josh and Matt Page, explaining he’d been let off with a good behaviour bond.
He was annoyed to find Josh dating Maddy and Josh refused to leave town with him.
Andy was first seen in the aftermath of Heath and Bianca’s wedding, arguing with Casey at Angelo’s during the reception.
Andy objected when Casey stopped a drunken Maddy making out with his brother Josh and encouraged Josh to start a fight with Casey.
Andy was annoyed when Josh went out to make sure Maddy was okay but soon after Sean was arrested.
Andy was thrown out of the surf club by John for betting on a game with Jett but John apologised when he found out it had been Jett’s idea.
Andy threatened Josh into keeping quiet but was soon wanted by the police after Alf reported them.
When Brax tracked him down, with help from Heath who had been in juvenile detention with Andy, the truth became clear: Andy blamed the Braxtons for the fact that his stepfather Johnny Barrett, who he viewed as a father, had disappeared just after he and Danny did a robbery together.
He tried to give the money to Josh, who assumed it was stolen.
Andy was initially angry until he accepted he’d given Josh reason to think the worst of him.