U.S. Embassy in Bahamas: FBI offers $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest of Harris-Moore

Colton Harris-Moore ...
Colton Harris-Moore ... 'Barefoot Bandit' suspected of committing burglaries and thefts in San Juan County, several states.
— image credit: Island County Sheriff's Department

The U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas issued this press release Tuesday regarding the FBI's offer of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of serial burglary suspect Colton Harris-Moore.

Authorities believe Harris-Moore, suspected of burglaries and thefts in several states and British Columbia, landed a stolen plane off Abaco Island and is in the Bahamas.

Here is the release posted on the Embassy website:

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $10,000 (USD) reward for information leading to the arrest of Colton Harris-Moore. He is a white male, between 6'03" and 6'05" tall thin, and may have suffered recent injuries. Harris-Moore is suspected of stealing cars, boats and airplanes in an attempt to avoid capture by law enforcement.

On July 4, 2010 a Cessna 400 airplane was stolen from Monroe County Airport in Bloomington, Indiana. The Cessna was located on Abaco Island in the Bahamas. The theft was consistent with previous crimes committed by Harris-Moore.

In addition to an arrest warrant for plane theft from the United States District Court, Western District of Washington, Harris-Moore is wanted by Island County, Washington, San Juan County Washington, and Madison County, Nebraska. Additional charges are pending in several other states.

Should you see Harris-Moore in The Bahamas, please contact the nearest Royal Bahamas Police Force Station.

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