The bandit’s crime spree
The federal charges against Colton Harris-Moore stem from the following crimes:
• Bank burglary, from the Sept. 5, 2009, break-in at Islanders Bank on Orcas Island, Wash.
• Interstate transportation of a stolen aircraft, from the Sept. 29, 2009, theft of a Cessna from Bonners Ferry, Idaho. He abandoned the plane near Granite Falls, Wash.
• Interstate and foreign transportation of a stolen firearm, stemming from the theft of a .32-caliber pistol in Canada. He took the handgun into Idaho.
• Fugitive in possession of a firearm, after Harris-Moore carried a .22-caliber pistol between Oct. 1, 2009, and May 6, 2010.
• Piloting an aircraft without a valid airman’s certificate, from his theft of an airplane from Anacortes, Wash., which he flew to Orcas Island on Feb. 10.
• Interstate transportation of a stolen vessel, involving his theft of a 34-foot boat from Ilwaco, Wash. He piloted the boat to Oregon on May 31.
• Interstate transportation of a stolen aircraft, stemming from the theft of an airplane last July 4 from Bloomington, Ind. He flew that plane to the Bahamas, where he was ultimately captured.