Fifty-three year old Gilberto Puga is in a Riverside County Jail after holding two women against their will and torturing them. Riverside County Sheriff Deputies say they received a call Sunday morning from Puga stating two women had burglarized his residence in the 26000 block of Prairie Dog Lane in Moreno Valley. At the same time, a call came in for two females screaming for help. Deputies located the two females leaving the residence. They also located Puga who was uncooperative with deputies.
During the investigation it was revealed Puga had tortured the women and prevented them from leaving his residence. Deputies obtained a warrant for Puga on Monday. He was located in Hemet by Hemet Police driving a vehicle they had been looking for. Puga was arrested and his being held on $1,000,000 bail. Deputies are also seeking any other victims who may have had similar circumstance with Puga.