MARTIN COUNTY, FL-- A police pursuit of an ice cream truck driver came to a peaceful end over the weekend.
According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, a deputy on patrol was notified to be on the lookout for a gray ice cream truck because the driver was suspected of domestic battery.
A deputy first using his lights, and later his siren, tried to pull over the vehicle when he spotted it near Southeast Thomas Drive and Southeast Lillian Court.
The driver, identified as William J. Westfall, wouldn't stop and cut through the grass at one point in an apparent attempt to elude capture, according to an incident report.
Westfall eventually pulled into a driveway and was arrested.
According to the arresting deputy, Westfall said he did not stop because he didn't want his ice cream to melt.
Westfall is charged with fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer and domestic battery.
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