Pouslbo man arrested for switching price tags | North Kitsap Police Blotter

Improvised discount earns arrest

An 18-year-old Poulsbo man was caught giving himself a discount by switching price tags at Sportsman’s Warehouse in Silverdale.

He was buying backpacks. By switching the tags he attempted to give himself a $30 break but was caught by a store employee, who stopped him in the parking lot.

The man was arrested and booked for theft. His bail was set at $2,000.

Avoid the breathalyzer, avoid the arrest? Nope.

A 30-year-old Suquamish man fueling up at the Suquamish Shell gas station was taken to Kitsap County jail Monday on suspicion of drunk driving.

Kitsap County Sheriff deputies heard of a call from earlier that night describing the vehicle — a green Dodge Caravan — and said the driver hit someone’s yard art and drove off.

When deputies arrived to the scene they asked him to perform a balance test, which, according to the report, he did with minimal swaying. The man refused a breathalyzer test and said, “I don’t want to get in any trouble for what it could read.”

Upon calling a tow truck to take the vehicle, the man’s female passenger refused to get out of the car. The deputy told her if she didn’t leave the car, he would have to arrest her for obstructing law enforcement.

According to the deputy the woman was “speaking gibberish.”

Both were arrested and put in jail. The woman’s bail was set at $5,000. His was set at $10,000.

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