There is such thing as a crime that benefits the greater good. As you’re about to realize, the next few people were merely compensating for their local governments’ inefficiencies, by taking public works projects into their own hands. Witness the most creative ideas carried out to improve public living.
Making his own crosswalk
Anthony Cardenas was sent to jail for vandalism, after creating a “guerilla” crosswalk at a dangerous intersection of his Vallejo, CA community. Anonymous individuals bailed him out, after realizing his positive intentions. The path was eventually removed by the city.