The U.S. government now owns the story of Colton Harris-Moore, the gawky delinquent thief and burglar who will cool his heels in prison while a movie about his exploits as the “Barefoot Bandit” appears headed for a theater near you.
The 20-year-old Harris-Moore pleaded guilty to seven federal felony charges Friday in a plea agreement that recommends he serve between 5 ¼ and 6 ½ years in prison to resolve the federal aspects of his two-year crime spree, including the thefts of two airplanes and a boat and being a fugitive in possession of a firearm.
Seattle Times: ‘Barefoot Bandit’ pleads guilty to 7 federal charges, forfeits possible profits
He’s also up on 30 state charges in four counties.
November 12, 2011 at 6:45 pm
I wish he never got caught.