New charges for 'Barefoot Bandit' in U.S. plane theft
Colton Harris-Moore, also known as the "Barefoot Bandit," appears at the Island County Superior Court, in Coupeville, Washin this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo. (AP / Ted S. Warren)
The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, February 20, 2013 4:00PM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:23PM EST
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- The legal troubles aren't over for the 'Barefoot Bandit' who led police on a 2-year crime spree in stolen boats, cars and planes.
Colton Harris-Moore is already serving a 7-year prison term and 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 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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