The federal police reported that the 36 captured members of La Familia Michoacana, along with the 11 dead of their gunmen last week, had plans for a major attack against the organization of the Knights Templar.
"Then by early 2011, started a conflict between La Chiva and El Chango Mendez.
"Then after the dispute Enrique Plancarte and Servando Gómez Martínez, alias La Tuta, formed the group Knights Templar to fight La Familia Michoacana.
"The activities of La Familia Michoacana were very low profile, while the Knights Templar were announcing to society that they were a new vigilante group.
"Authorities believe that in response to the blow by the Federal Police, they are not ruling out the possibility that El Chango Mendez might seek support from other criminal group to counter attack the Knights Templar.