ITHACA, N.Y. — A man accused of brutally raping a woman in Dryden was taken into custody again Friday.

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Jeffrey Horton

Jeffrey L. Horton, 52, was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal contempt, according to an officer at the Tompkins County Jail.

He was previously released on $100,000 bail for 10 felony and six misdemeanor charges in regard to a March 24 incident where he is accused of attacking and raping a woman for about two hours.

His attorney Luke Fenchel, of Holmberg Galbraith law firm, declined to comment about the arrest.

Horton is in jail in lieu of posting $150,000 cash bail or $300,000 bond, a jail official said.

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Jolene Almendarez

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