Harris-Moore Put in Solitary Confinement

Lawyer protests Barefoot Bandit's isolation

Solitary confinement

Solitary confinement     Photo: probabilistic/Flickr

The lawyer for jailed thief Colton Harris-Moore says that his client has been held in solitary confinement at Washington's Walla Walla State Penitentiary since April 11. The Department of Corrections confirmed Friday that Harris-Moore, 21, who is also known as the Barefoot Bandit, is being held in the intensive management unit for his own protection, a claim disputed by his lawyer. Harris-Moore was apprehended after a high-speed boat chase in July of 2010 and sentenced to 6.5 years in prison. Outside profiled Harris-Moore in March 2012 and December 2009.

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