One of the two fractured groups of Los Zetas, (a cell of) Vieja Escuela Z (old School Zs) have created an alliance with a cell of del Golfo (Gulf or CDG) Cartel. The purpose of creating the alliance is to combat the Trevino Zetas group known as Cartel del Noreste or CDN, in particular in Nuevo Leon, a state that includes the city of Monterrey.
by Mexican Marina in Monterrey. Shaggy, a former police in Piedras Negras Coahuila, had taken over as boss of the cell just last August.
Martínez was released from a Victoria Tamaulipas prison last May after serving 4 ½ years, and was arrested in July with 3 others in a stolen vehicle, but was released.
The CDN Zetas took a hit in September with the Texas arrest of their presumed leader Kiko Trevino. Kiko is the son of the oldest member of the Trevino family, Juan, and nephew of Omar and Miguel Trevino, both incarcerated in Mexican Federal Prison.
Juan was released a year ago from searing time in Texas, and is rumored to have a leadership role in CDN, based in the state of Coahuila