Colton Harris-Moore, the man known as the â??Barefoot Banditâ??, was back in court Thursday in Mount Vernon, Washington.Harris-Moore pleaded not guilty to a single charge of second-degree burglary.
He gained international attention in 2010 by stealing five planes, over a dozen cars, several boats and broke into homes and businesses during his crime spree. He was arrested following a shootout in the Bahamas.
The crime spree allegedly brought Harris-Moore through the Heartland when a car authorities believed he stole turned up in Pella, Iowa. A car from Ottumwa, Iowa was stolen and later found between Dallas City and Niota, Illinois.Just after that, The Burlington Hawkeye reported that a stolen truck, taken from the Southeast Iowa Regional Airport, was later found near Danville, Illinois. Harris-Moore was nicknamed the "Barefoot Bandit" after police found his bare footprints at crime scenes.(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)Previous stories...Movie deal for "Barefoot Bandit" Alleged 'Barefoot Bandit' to face charges in US Barefoot Bandit caught in Bahamas 'Barefoot Bandit's' 2-year run from law is over