SEBASTIAN, Fla. — A Brevard County man was pulled over for speeding in Sebastian on Monday, and deputies said he told them he was thirsty and being chased.
- Deputy pulls over Brevard County man for speeding
- Man told deputy he was "thirsty" and wanted a "Pepsi"
- Man was cited for speeding in neighboring county 1 hour before
Matthew Anzaldi, 25, of Merritt Island, was pulled over by an Indian River County Sheriff's Office deputy.
According to a Sheriff's Office report, Anzaldi was driving recklessly, going 80 mph and passing cars on the shoulder of U.S. 1. He said he was "thirsty" and wanted a "Pepsi." Anzaldi also said he thought someone was chasing him and that he heard "bullets hitting his vehicle."
The deputy noted that Anzaldi showed no signs of being impaired.
The twist in the story? Anzaldi had been pulled over and cited for speeding by Melbourne Police less than an hour before.
Anzaldi was arrested and booked into the Indian River County Jail.