SOFREP – Zetas overview, Los Zetas was founded in 1997 with 31 deserters from Grupo Aeromovil de Fuerzas Especiales – GAFES, the Mexican Army’s Airborne Special Forces Group . . . More.

Mexican police say they have re-arrested a former soldier who was allegedly one of the founders of the Zetas drug cartel.

Federal police said Friday they arrested Luis Reyes Enriquez in a raid in the Monterrey suburb of San Pedro Garza Garcia, one of the country’s richest communities.

Reyes Enriquez was arrested in 2007, and spent almost eight years in custody until a judge absolved him of organized crime and drug charges in April 2015.