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Torture suspect faces new charges
Armando Osegueda, 30, one of two men who face charges of torturing a pregnant Ceres teenager in February was rearrested over the weekend on new charges.

On Sunday Modesto police arrested Osegueda for possession of a counterfeit $100 bill and violating the terms of his probation.

Ceres police arrested Osegueda on Feb. 7 after an 18-year-old woman reported that she was beaten and held captive in a Ceres home for nine days by Osegueda and her boyfriend, Richard Garcia, 31. He also goes by the name of Richard Garibay.

Osegueda has yet to be formally charged in the torture case pending the collection of evidence. Charges may include making terrorist threats, abuse and for being an accessory.

The 18-year-old woman was held against her will at 1757 Richland Avenue from Jan. 27 until Feb. 4, police Sgt. Jose Berber said.

Detectives say the victim, who was 12 weeks pregnant, was finally released on Feb. 4 because the physical wounds she suffered in the Jan. 27 attack had healed over time.

On Tuesday, Feb. 7 police arrested Garcia, 21, of Ceres, who is accused of beating his girlfriend after finding a message on her cell phone that upset him. During the initial assault, Garcia struck the woman in the face and body, police said. He also grabbed a handgun and threatened to shoot her with it.

Police said that Armando Osegueda discussed with Garcia how they were going to dispose of the woman's body. They allegedly bound the victim with tape and zip ties.

and continued uttering threats to kill her, using a knife at one point, as well as attempting to strangle her. The victim also reported that Garcia continued to threaten her and her family.

The woman told police that she believed both men were under the influence of methamphetamine during the attack.

Garcia bailed the day after his arrest but was re-arrested on March 4. The arrest came a day after a triple homicide in Modesto in which the sole survivor was the woman who endured the nine days of captivity in Ceres. Garcia is being held in the Stanislaus County Jail on $1 million bail.

Nobody has been charged yet in the murders of the 18-year-old woman's brother, David Siebels, 16, along with Edward Reinig, 31, and Alyxandria Tellez, 19.