Germán González Castañeda, alias "El Escorpión" ("The Scorpion") was captured today.
He has confessed to being the operational chief of the Caballeros Templarios, in the port and city of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacán.
Also apprehended is one of his accomplices, identified as Margarito Gonzalez Bautista, alias "The Chef". Both claimed to be former military and now are members of the Michoacán cartel. Both men are originally from Veracruz, where they were a part of the Ministerial Police and the Ministry of Public Security of the State.
According to preliminary reports from the Attorney General in the State (PGJE) . The arrest was made in the town of Buenos Aires, a town belonging to the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas.
González, is reported being the head of a cell of sicarios.
With the men at the time of arrest were weapons of various caliber, both short and long guns, and cocaine.