Fernández de Lara confessed to being a member of Los Zetas and since July of this year the leader the cartel, Heriberto Lazcano, alias El Lazca, named him as the one responsible for drug trafficking, human smuggling, and kidnapping in the southern state of Mexico.
El Pelon has admitted that his group also extorted all kinds of businesses such as nightclubs, restaurants, casinos, spas, hotels and tour guides. The proceeds of these activites were used to fund the war against the Gulf cartel in the north part of the country.
Fernández de Lara also admitted to taking part the incendiary attack on the Castillo del Mar bar on the 13th of August along with another sicario alias El Humm, an order handed down from a regional Zeta chief Lucio Hernández Lechuga, alias El Lucky for failure to pay protection money.
Along with EL Pelon, the army detained three members of his cell, among them Jorge Alberto Contreras Hernández, alias El Gordo or Conta, who was in charge of administrative duties and communications. Also found was $143,000 dollars, communications equipment and four vehicles.
Source La Jornada,