Northport man arrested for computer tampering

Joshua Seth Howell, 25 years old, of Northport was arrested for 1 Count of Computer Tampering. He was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $15,000.00 Bond.

Tuscaloosa Police Department Criminal Investigators executed a search warrant just after 4pm Thursday afternoon in the 800 Block of Energy Circle Blvd. The search warrant was the result of an ongoing investigation involving files being removed from a data clearing house utilized by DCH on June 16, 2014.

The suspect was a former employee at the hospital. Criminal Investigators located evidence during the search warrant that led to the suspect being charged.

The suspect was transported to the Tuscaloosa County Jail. The investigation is still ongoing and more charges are pending.