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BEND, OR -- Police have arrested a Bend man who was awaiting trial on rape and sex abuse charges after he allegedly cut or tampered with a GPS monitor. 51 year old Ted Settlemier The 2nd,  called the Deschutes County Sheriff on Sunday after he was told police were looking for him. On Saturday night deputies went to Deschutes River Woods and learned Settlemier either tampered with or cut off the GPS monitor. Police searched the area but did not find him. Settlemier is facing a new charge of contempt of court. Settlemier was arrested last year on 11 charges including rape, sodomy, and sex abuse. His then-girlfriend told police he attacked her during an argument. Settlemier is scheduled to go on trial in early April.

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