A Member of the murderous Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel has been convicted in a bungled kidnapping scheme and faces life in prison, 1200 WOAI news reports.


  36 year old Joes Luis "Chicken" Rodriguez conspired to unlawfully kidnap an Eagle Pass resident and hold him captive in Mexico.  Kidnapping for ransom is a main source of income form criminal cartels in Mexico, but it has proven to be far less lucrative in the United States.


  Chicken Rodriguez was also convicted of helping Los Zetas deliver cocaine from Eagle Pas to San Antnoio, and from there to Cleveland, Memphis, Saginaw Michigan and New York City.