Barrel Monster Shows Up in Raleigh North Carolina

North Carolina State student Joseph Carnevale, the artist behind the Traffic Barrel Monster, has been arrested for stealing the barrels and cutting them up which is a a misdemeanor in North Carolina.


Carnevale the artist goes by the name “uliveuburn” and has been creating stuff in the Raleigh-area street art scene for a while, notable for his creation of the Boylan Bridge Angry Man. The similar theme and creativity caused the local police to figure out that the 21-year-old is to blame. Cost of the damage has been estimated at $360 and a court case is scheduled for July 21st.