Attorney: 'Barefoot Bandit' resolving old charge

Attorney: 'Barefoot Bandit' resolving old charge

Credit: KING

Attorney: 'Barefoot Bandit' resolving old charge

Print
Email
|

by GENE JOHNSON / Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 10:38 AM

SEATTLE -- The attorney for "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore says his client will plead guilty to one burglary count stemming from an international crime spree for which Harris-Moore is already serving prison time.

Attorney John Henry Browne says Harris-Moore will make the plea Wednesday.

Harris-Moore was sentenced to seven years in prison as part of a 2011 plea deal with three counties. Among those crimes was first-degree theft for stealing a Cirrus airplane in Skagit County in February 2010 and flying it to Orcas Island in San Juan County. But in February, Skagit County Prosecutor Rich Weyrich, who refused to take part in the three-county deal, charged Harris-Moore with second-degree burglary for breaking into the Anacortes Airport and first-degree theft for taking the plane.

Browne says Harris-Moore will be sentenced to three months time served, and the theft count will be dropped.

Print
Email
|