Teen charged in connection with child exploitation article The Teen Mom 2 star is charged with possession of child pornography and faces up to five years in prison, authorities said.
Court documents show the teen was arrested Monday and is being held on $500,000 bail.
The charge was first reported by TMZ.
Authorities say they have interviewed dozens of victims, who all say the teen sexually abused them when they were under the age of 13.
Teen Mom 2 actress Jenelle Evans was also arrested on a child abuse charge and faces a possible prison sentence of up to three years, according to TMZ.
The teen, who is also an executive producer on the series, has yet to comment on the case.
Evans, 23, was arrested in May 2016 for allegedly having sex with her ex-boyfriend and a 17-year-old boy while they were both under the influence of alcohol.
The boyfriend and 17-yo were both arrested at a motel in Los Angeles, police said.
They were both charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 16, and both pleaded not guilty.