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Ice Cream Showdown!

by Nick Steele

This may be the NEW greatest story ever told. It has revenge, stalkers, violence and of course...ice cream. 

The town of Gloversville, New York has been ROCKED by a vicious TURF WAR between two rival ICE CREAM MEN and the police have finally stepped in.  

Sno Cone Joe is owned by 34-year-old Joshua Malatino.  And he says HE was Gloversville's rightful ice cream man.  Then Mr. Ding-a-Ling came to town.  After about a week, Joshua told one of the Mr. Ding-a-Ling drivers that Gloversville was HIS turf.  He also called Ding-a-Ling headquarters and said, quote, "I OWN this town." 

Joshua also scared away ANOTHER competitor last summer . . . but Mr. Ding-a-Ling wouldn't back down.  

So Joshua and his 21-year-old girlfriend Amanda Scott began following Mr. Ding-a-Ling's truck, to lure away customers.  Finally, police saw their truck tailgating a Mr. Ding-a-Ling truck on April 19th and stepped in to squash the feud.  

Joshua and Amanda were arrested and charged with stalking and harassment . . . which could land them in jail for up to three months.