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"Barefoot Bandit" Update: Colton Harris-Moore faces new criminal charges

Colton Harris-Moore AP Photo/ Island County Sheriff's Office

Colton Harris-Moore
AP Photo/ Island County Sheriff's Office
(CBS/AP) MOUNT VERNON, Wash.- The legal troubles aren't over for the 'Barefoot Bandit' who led police on a two year crime spree in stolen boats, cars and planes.

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Although Colton Harris-Moore is already serving a 7-year prison term, he now faces new theft and burglary charges in Washington.

The 21-year-old pleaded guilty to state and federal charges stemming from a 2010 cross-country run that took him from the Pacific Northwest to the Bahamas, where he was arrested in a hail of bullets.

The Skagit County prosecutor declined to sign on to the plea agreement resolving state charges and this month filed new charges. Harris-Moore is accused of stealing a plane belonging to an Anacortes couple and flying it to the Orcas Island airport.

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