barefoot bandit

Federal Cases
2:49 pm
Sat January 11, 2014

Strip Club Sale, Barefoot Bandit Movie Deal Helped Bring Feds $25 Million In Wash.

FILE - Frank Colacurcio, left, walks through downtown Seattle with his attorney Bill Helsell on Wednesday, July 9, 1980.
Gary Stewart AP Photo

Proceeds from the Barefoot Bandit's movie deal and a strip club sale helped federal prosecutors in Washington state collect more than $25 million last year.

The U.S. attorney's office in Seattle says it hauled in $22 million in criminal and civil actions, and the office in Spokane says it brought in $3.5 million more. They also worked on cases with other Department of Justice offices, which nationally collected about $8.1 billion.

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Barefoot bandit
8:25 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Barefoot Bandit: 'I will have a beautiful life'

Associated Press

The young man known as the "Barefoot Bandit" says he's looking forward to leaving prison and having a "beautiful life."

Colton Harris-Moore became known worldwide after running from the law in stolen cars, boats and airplanes as a teenager for two years. Now the 22-year-old is serving a seven-year prison sentence after a plea deal with federal and local authorities.

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Barefoot bandit
8:04 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Boeing worker mentors 'Barefoot Bandit' in prison

Jonathan Standridge and Colton Harris-Moore made an odd couple as they sat together in the visiting room of a Washington state prison one day last spring.

Standridge, 57, is a project manager at Boeing, one of the world's most important aviation companies. Harris-Moore, 21, is the "Barefoot Bandit," a world-famous airplane thief who is serving a seven-year sentence after a sensational run from the law in stolen boats, cars and planes.

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Barefoot Bandit
12:11 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Problem arises over new 'Barefoot Bandit' charge

There's a problem with one of the two new charges filed against the 'Barefoot Bandit' in Washington state: He already pleaded guilty to it.

Colton Harris-Moore gained international notoriety as he led police on a two-year game of cat-and-mouse in stolen cars, boats and airplanes. His run ended in 2010 after he crash-landed a stolen plane in the Bahamas.

The 21-year-old was sentenced to seven years after he pleaded guilty to dozens of crimes in three Washington counties — including stealing an airplane from Anacortes and flying it to San Juan County.

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Barefoot Bandit
12:32 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Colton Harris-Moore sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison

A federal judge on Friday sentenced "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore to 6 1/2 years in prison for his infamous two-year, international crime spree of break-ins, and boat and plane thefts that ended in 2010.

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Barefoot Bandit
12:09 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

Is mom to blame in Barefoot Bandit case?

This 2008 self-portrait provided by the Island County Sheriff's Office shows Colton Harris-Moore, the so-called "Barefoot Bandit."
Associated Press

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The mother of Colton Harris-Moore says she's not responsible for crimes committed in the Barefoot Bandit case but she'd take the blame if it gets him out of prison faster.

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NEWS ROUNDUP
6:41 am
Fri June 17, 2011

Friday morning's headlines

A power company lineman removes a young deer carcass that was dropped onto a power line possibly by an eagle in East Missoula, Mont. The incident caused a power outage.
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