(Noah Lueker | Tuscaloosa County Jail)

A 20-year-old was arrested at a University of Alabama dorm building Thursday and charged with 14 felony sex crimes, according to a Friday release from the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force.

Lt. Darren Beams, the task force's commander, said agents executed a search of an electronic device seized from a building at Mars Spring Road and 2nd Street, UA's Ridgecrest community.

After a short search, agents found cause to charge 20-year-old Aden Willis Yeager with one count of sexual extortion, five counts of possession obscene matter containing a person under 17, five counts of dissemination of that material and three more counts of possession with intent to distribute such material.

Yeager was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where he remained Friday pending a $345,000 bond.

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Beams said Yeager is likely to face more charges in the future after a more thorough search of his electronics devices is conducted.

"Most investigations of this type usually do not end with only the initial charges," Beams said. "The initial charges come from a very short extraction of an electronic device that belonged to the suspect. At the current time, all of the victims identified are out-of-state residents. The investigation is ongoing, and more charges are expected."

Beams said the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force was assisted in the case by investigators from the University of Alabama Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division and the U/A Joint Electronics Crimes Task Force.

Stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for more details on this case as they become available.