Transcript for Ice Cream Truck Turf War Turns Criminal
Now let's move on to a new cold war. An ice cream war raging in upstate new york. Sno kone joe versus mr. Ding-a-ling. What? Police say the competition has gotten very ugly. Abc's john muller has the story. ♪ Reporter: This morning, the gloves are off in gloversville, new york. Ding-a-ling just gave us the middle finger. Reporter: After an all-out turf war between sno kone joe and mr. Ding-a-ling has turned criminal. Who sways over the five points? Reporter: Like a challenge right out of "gangs of new york" joshua malatino and his girlfriend amanda scott were arrested tuesday charged with harassing and stalking their out of town competir who runs a mr. Ding-a-ling truck. 34-year-old malatino and his girlfriend were shad dieing the rival truck's driver blasting their music yelling "free cream" in an attempt to pry away his customers. He had two ice cream trucks and they were both engaged in that course of conduct. Reporter: According to reports, malatino began threatening his rival telling him "you don't have a chance, this is my town" proclaiming "i own this town." We got to set our own mark and enforce it. Reporter: Like a snowcone kingpin out of "starface" it's not the first time for him. We have addressed issues similar to this with mr mr. Malatino and his legal counsel cautioning him against this type of behavior in the past. Guys, we reached out to the attorney for sno kone joe and his girlfriend. He had no comment. If convicted they could face three months of cold, hard time.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.