Update, June 17, 2009: Police fail to see art in monstrous prank, AP [but construction company loves it].
Spotted on Fark by W.J. Elvin III:
N.C. State student accused of creating a ‘monster’
June 12, 2009
Raleigh, N.C. – Raleigh police arrested a North Carolina State University student last week who was accused of creating a “monster” out of construction barrels and placing it on the side of the road. Authorities charged Joseph Carnevale with larceny for taking materials from a construction site at a roundabout project to create the monster.