The soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers was on his way to a U.S. military prison, a senior defense official said Friday, as the soldier's attorney spoke of the impact the fighting had on his client.
Colton Harris-Moore, aka the "Barefoot Bandit," was sentenced Friday to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for a multi-state crime spree that began in Western Washington and ended two years later with his capture in the Bahamas.
Colton Harris-Moore - the notorious "Barefoot Bandit" - is scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning in a Seattle federal court for his infamous two-year international crime spree of break-ins and boat and plane thefts.
According to Colton Harris-Moore's attorney John Henry Browne, the man has reached a $1.3 million deal with 20th Century Fox. The movie studio has already hired an Academy Award-winning screen writer for the script.
The young Washington state man who gained international notoriety during a two-year run from the law in stolen boats, cars and planes pleaded guilty Friday to seven charges in the "Barefoot Bandit" case.
Plea negotiations involving the young man known as the "Barefoot Bandit" have hit a snag as federal prosecutors balk at letting him sell the rights to his sensational tale, even if money from movie or book deals is used to repay his victims, his attorney said Wednesday.