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Colton Harris-Moore

'I will have a beautiful life,' says 'Barefoot Bandit'

'I will have a beautiful life,' says 'Barefoot Bandit'


SEATTLE—Colton Harris-Moore, the serial burglar who led authorities on a chase through several states and three countries as the “Barefoot Bandit,” pleaded guilty to the last of the charges against him this week, but he would like the public to know he is not discouraged by the seven-year prison term he’s serving.

“I am working with amazing people, and I will have a beautiful life,” Harris-Moore said in a handwritten note released by his lawyers.

“If there is any truth I’ve learned, it is that absolutely anything is...