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The Barefoot Bandit Case

The Crimes of Colton Harris-Moore

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Colton Harris-Moore

Colton Harris-Moore

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Colton A. "Colt" Harris-Moore, became known as The Barefoot Bandit after he escaped from a halfway house in Renton, Washington where he was serving a three-year sentence. He went on a crime spree during which he stole cars, a boat and two airplanes and burglarized more than 100 homes mostly in Washington and Oregon.

He was also suspected in burglaries in Idaho, Nebraska, South Dakota and Indiana before he was finally captured in the Bahamas after he crashed a plane he stole from Bloomington, Indiana.

Latest Developments

'Barefoot Bandit' Faces New Charges
Feb. 20, 2013
The prison inmate known as the "Barefoot Bandit" thought he had agreed to a plea deal that covered all of the crimes he committed during his two-year spree in the state of Washington. However, Colton Harris-Moore learned this week that he is facing additional charges in Skagit County for stealing a plane he flew to the Bahamas.

Previous Developments

'Barefoot Bandit' Gets 6-1/2 Federal Years
Jan. 27, 2012
The criminal known as the 'Barefoot Bandit' has been sentenced to 6-1/2 years in federal prison for a two-year crime spree that included stealing planes, boats and guns. Colton Harris-Moore will serve the federal sentence concurrently with the seven-year sentence he received in Washington state court.

'Barefoot Bandit' Sentenced to 7 Years
Dec. 16, 2011
The 20-year-old Washington man who became known as the "Barefoot Bandit" during a prolific crime spree has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading to dozens of state charges. Colton Harris-Moore pleaded to charges consolidated from three Washington counties that accumulated over a two-year period.

'Barefoot Bandit' Pleads Guilty
June 18, 2011
The Washington teenager who taunted law enforcement during a two-year crime spree as the "Barefoot Bandit" has pleaded guilty in federal court to seven charges. Colton Harris-Moore could face 78 months in prison when he is officially sentenced in October.

'Barefoot Bandit' Pleads Not Guilty
June 10, 2011
The 'Barefoot Bandit' who as a teenager went on a two-year crime spree across the nation has pleaded not guilty to a long list of federal crimes. Colton Harris-Moore has been charged with bank burglary, interstate transportation of a stolen plane, gun and boat, flying a plane without a license and being a fugitive in possession of a firearm.

'Barefoot Bandit' Pleads Guilty
June 18, 2011
The Washington teenager who taunted law enforcement during a two-year crime spree as the "Barefoot Bandit" has pleaded guilty in federal court to seven charges. Colton Harris-Moore could face 78 months in prison when he is officially sentenced in October.

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