"Barefoot Bandit" Update: Colton Harris-Moore pleads guilty to burglary charge in Washington state

Colton Harris-Moore
AP Photo/ Island County Sheriff's Office
(AP) MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore has pleaded guilty to a burglary charge for breaking into the Anacortes Airport in northwest Washington where he stole a plane and flew it to Orcas Island.

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As part of a plea deal with Skagit County Prosecutor Rich Weyrich, the 22-year-old was sentenced Wednesday to the three months he's already spent in jail.

Harris-Moore previously pleaded guilty to a theft charge in connection with the 2010 incident as part of a bigger plea deal a year ago that resulted in a seven-year prison sentence. That wrapped up state and federal charges for his two-year run from the law in stolen cars, boats and airplanes that ended in the Bahamas.

Complete coverage of the "Barefoot Bandit" case on Crimesider


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