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The only thing he couldn’t wrangle himself was an alibi. Colton Harris-Moore, the 20-year-old “Barefoot Bandit” who pleaded guilty to 33 state and seven federal charges, will be marched off to prison after a federal judge sentenced him on Friday to six and a half years behind bars. Prosecutors allege he was responsible for more than 67 crimes, including airplane and car theft. The footloose young man, who began a life of crime in early 2008, racked up damages of more than $1 million, costs that will reportedly be paid for by proceeds from a film depicting his exploits. Harris-Moore evaded law enforcement for more than two years, frequently leaving behind an outline of his bare feet to taunt pursuers.