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Seattle (CNN) —  Colton Harris-Moore, whom authorities have dubbed the Barefoot Bandit, pleaded guilty Friday to several federal charges stemming from actions that led to his dramatic July 2010 capture in the Bahamas.

Harris-Moore gained notoriety and earned his nickname for allegedly leading the FBI and  police on a two-year manhunt while eluding capture in stolen boats, cars and planes, often while barefoot.

Dressed in a khaki prison uniform at the hearing Friday, Harris-Moore pleaded guilty to seven counts, including stealing an airplane, piloting an airplane without a license, burglarizing a bank and possessing a firearm as a fugitive. He faces additional charges in Washington state. read the story  Click here: ‘Barefoot Bandit’ pleads guilty to seven federal charges – CNN.com

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.