Drug Traffickers Moved 600 Kilos of Coke a Week to Dallas Via Buses, Also Had Not Especially Scary Name

The thrust of this is getting a glimpse of how the Zetas, the “feared enforcement arm” of the Gulf cartel, used passenger buses to move drugs and cash up and down I-35, from Dallas to Laredo and back again. My takeaway is a little different. Why would anyone fear a group called the Zetas? A name like that makes me think they’ll party too loud, maybe puke on my lawn. Worst case scenario, I get into a dust-up that involves an overuse of the word “bro” and its variants. Of course, for typing that, I am now probably on a hit list somewhere. Tell my family I loved them.


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12 responses to “Drug Traffickers Moved 600 Kilos of Coke a Week to Dallas Via Buses, Also Had Not Especially Scary Name”

  1. Andrew says:

    I’m thinking Anton Chigurh won’t be stopping at just you.

  2. DM says:

    This will probably mess with their upcoming fall rush.

  3. TLS says:

    I originally thought this was a stupid post but then it got me wondering just why are they named the Zetas. So I learned. Can’t complain about learning something new so thanks.

  4. Zac Crain says:

    You’re welcome. I guess.

  5. Bethany says:

    You’re my boy, Blue!

  6. Greek Girl says:

    I’m a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sisterhood and I personally would black ball evry single one of those drug-trafficking hooligans from being a Zeta. I would suggest they try the A D Pis instead.

  7. Bill says:

    So does this mean they are now on double secret probation?

    Werent these the guys that converted a South Oak Cliff home on a Cul-de-Sac into a modified pillbox that would even bring a tear to Erwin Rommel’s eye? It had bulletproof slit gun ports in the attic, CCTVs and such. Even a cool tunnel to escape from.

  8. JB says:

    They should get Chuck Norris’ Deltas to send the Zetas to the Alpha and Omega.

    Ok, it was a stretch…..

  9. Don in Austin says:

    In other meta-zeta, Catherine Zeta-Jones is still hot, and her husband is still too old for her.

  10. amanda says:

    They have super cute t-shirts, but a bunch of the pledges got cross cut last fall…:(