Creator of the Traffic Barrel Monster Arrested

June 17, 2009

Police in Raleigh, North Carolina are treating themselves to an extra donut after the apprehension of a North Carolina State University student who is accused accused of creating a "monster" out of construction barrels and placing it on the side of the road. Another hardened criminal off the streets!

Joesph Carnevale, who goes by the name "uliveuburn" and has been a fixture in the Raleigh-area street art scene for a while, is most notable for his creation of the Boylan Bridge Angry Man. The total cost of the damage has been estimated at $360 and a court case is scheduled for July 21st.

Authorities charged Carnevale with larceny for taking materials from a construction site at a roundabout project to create the monster.

Source: Wral