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February 24, 2014 at 10:57 AM

‘Barefoot Bandit’ documentary mix of fact and lore

The Associated Press EVERETT — The story of “Barefoot Bandit” Colton Harris-Moore is told in a documentary made by Canadian independent filmmakers Adam and Andrew Gray. The brothers from Belleville, Ontario, told The Daily Herald in Everett that they became attracted to the story while researching a script on the 19th-century bandit Billy the Kidd. Their…

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May 8, 2013 at 10:39 AM

‘Barefoot Bandit’ pleads guilty to Anacortes burglary

TED WARREN Associated Press MOUNT VERNON — The young man known as the “Barefoot Bandit” pleaded guilty to burglary Wednesday in a Washington state county court, perhaps closing the lengthy saga involving a run from the law in stolen cars, boats and airplanes. Colton Harris-Moore, 22, acknowledged breaking into a small airport in Washington state in 2010 where…

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April 13, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Saturday memo: Kings bidding war … Barefoot Bandit … mountain snow …

$550 million! Do I hear $575?  You can almost hear the auctioneer calling as a bidding war for the Sacramento Kings seems likely now that Chris Hansen and his Seattle supporters have added $25 million to their $550 million offer for the team. Who is Chris Hansen? The answer to that question is answered in…

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February 28, 2013 at 10:57 AM

‘Barefoot Bandit’ pleads not guilty to new criminal charge

Corrected version After spending more than a year in prison, Colton Harris-Moore was back in a courtroom this morning for his arraignment on a new criminal charge filed in Skagit County. Harris-Moore, the so-called “Barefoot Bandit,” pleaded not guilty to a burglary charge in Skagit County Superior Court in Mount Vernon. The Skagit County Prosecutor’s…

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February 20, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Imprisoned ‘Barefoot Bandit’ faces new criminal charges

Colton Harris-Moore, who as a teen fugitive made headlines by eluding police between Washington state and the Bahamas for nearly two years, is facing new criminal charges stemming from his crime spree. Earlier this month, the Skagit County Prosecutor’s Office re-filed charges against Harris-Moore involving the theft of an airplane there in 2010. The charges of second-degree burglary and first-degree theft were…

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May 3, 2012 at 6:23 PM

“Barefoot Bandit” moved out of solitary confinement

 The Associated Press Colton Harris-Moore, who led police on a two-year crime spree in stolen boats, cars and planes, has been moved out of solitary confinement and into the general inmate population at another prison in Washington state, corrections officials confirmed Thursday. Harris-Moore, 21, had spent three weeks in “intensive management,” most of which was at the…

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April 20, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Colton Harris-Moore’s in solitary; lawyer objects, calls it “absurd”

The Associated Press The lawyer for Colton Harris-Moore, the youthful thief known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” is expressing concern about the conditions of his confinement at a Washington state prison. The 21-year-old has been placed in the intensive management unit at Walla Walla State Penitentiary, where convicts facing the death penalty are housed. The Department of Corrections…

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December 16, 2011 at 10:07 AM

Barefoot Bandit sentenced to seven years in prison

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m.: Colton Harris-Moore was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday afternoon for 33 felony charges in three local counties. Judge Vickie Churchill said Harris-Moore’s childhood — with an abusive and alcoholic mother — doesn’t excuse his crimes, but that it should be taken into account. “This case is a tragedy in many ways, but…

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December 15, 2011 at 6:55 AM

Morning Memo/Thursday: Pitbulls attack … Barefoot Bandit … UW tree thieves

Weather:  Rain this morning, but you knew that. It’s expected to stop by noon. Ah, but tomorrow and Saturday, partly sunny. Rain could return Sunday, but that’s just a 40 percent chance, so cross your fingers. Could be worse. The details. Traffic: The map and cams. Pitbulls attack: Say what you will about dog…

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