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Bozeman man arrested, accused of stealing computers from Bozeman Health

Posted at 6:37 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 13:00:27-04

New details about an alleged theft involving computers at the Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital.

Remington Shideler, 26, is accused of stealing 71 central processing units or CPUs from computers at the hospital between September 15th and October 2nd of this year.

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CPU’s act as the brains of the computer and without them, the devices won’t work.

Shideler was formerly employed by Universal Protection Service, which provided security detail at the hospital.

The tampered computers were PC’s the hospital’s IT department used throughout the facility.

Shideler’s bond was set at $5,000.

Bozeman Health says the CPUs were brand new and did not have any data on them.