Staff Report
The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) - U.S. Marshals say they have arrested a child rapist who cut off his GPS monitor and disappeared from Denver one week ago.

The U.S. Department of Justice said Eric Hartwell, 51, was taken into custody in Norfolk, Va., on Friday.

Authorities say Hartwell was captured at a motel on Military Highway. They say Hartwell refused to surrender and officers broke down the door to arrest him.

Hartwell was serving a three-year sentence for refusing to register as a sex offender in Colorado.