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Newly poured sidewalk vandalized outside Rio Theatre

 

November 23, 2022

Benny Westcott

Rio Theatre owner Thomas Baham is asking for help identifying a man caught on video Wednesday, Nov. 9, vandalizing a new sidewalk in front of his venue.

Baham said that a community member has offered a $500 reward for whoever finds the person responsible.

Baham had been saving and planning for a sidewalk improvement project since the pre-COVID-19 era. He said that seeing the Oregon Department of Transportation's work this year on sidewalks spurred him into action.

"I thought, 'Hey, if they're redoing the sidewalk, let's continue it and make it look nice in front of the theater," he...



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