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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A man who left a syringe plunged into a package of sausage at a Walmart store in Poulsbo was sentenced to three months in the Kitsap County Jail.


The Kitsap Sun reports ( 33-year-old Daniel Oaks Thieman of Kingston pleaded guilty to first-degree malicious mischief for the Oc. 25 incident and agreed to pay restitution.


Walmart threw out $19,000 worth of meat as a safety precaution after a customer found the syringe in a package of Jimmy Dean sausage.


Thieman was identified through surveillance video. He told police he made a stupid decision while sleep-deprived and on heroin.

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