Did Barefoot Bandit Try to Fly Again?

"It's been a huge hit to the store," Kyle Ater, owner of Homegrown Market said in an interview with ABC News. "It's really hard to make it in the winter on Orcas. For some reason he's attacking us in the winter now, usually he comes in the summer," Ater said.

Ater said the robbery put his small business in dire straits. He says he reported at least $5,000 in damage and stolen goods plus another $1,200 in cash which was taken from cash registers. Also missing Ater says, is an organic cheesecake, some organic produce, and a tray of unbaked croissants.

"He's got good tastes, guess he likes health food," Ater said.

Ater's says the burglar tried to ruin his newly installed security system by dumping a computer into a sink full of water in an attempt to destroy any video evidence of the crime.

But Ater says he thinks he may have salvaged the computer, possibly preserving a video of the break-in. He turned the system over to police, who informed him it was now in the hands of the FBI.

Ater said he installed the video surveillance system after last summer's robbery spree which caused him to sleep in his store with his dogs and a gun in an attempt to ward off the bandit.

"I just got tired of sleeping on the floor," Ater said.

Ater said he discovered 39 chalk outlined footprints from the point of entry, around the store at various areas where food was taken, leading out the side entrance where the rather taunting note "c yah" was left written on the ground.

"Seems to me like he's reaching out for media attention and this was his only way to get it," Ater said about the footprints.

Ater suspects if it was Harris-Moore, he's still on the island.

"Everything is locked down pretty tight right now. I think he's here, near the airport, and I think he can't get out," Ater said.

As for Harris-Moore's growing legend, Sheriff Cumming says these actions are far from heroic.

"This kind of theft can be absolutely devastating to their operations," Sheriff Cumming said about the long list of victims.

"People who think of him as some kind of folk hero, really aren't looking below the surface. He's hurting struggling business, and he's flying airplanes over populated areas and he doesn't have a pilot's license. You don't need much imagination to see what kind of catastrophic consequences that could lead to," said Cumming.

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