Opium poppies authorities said are worth nearly $560 million were found this week in Catawba County.
Opium poppies authorities said are worth nearly $560 million were found this week in Catawba County. Steve Ohnesorge / WBTV
Opium poppies authorities said are worth nearly $560 million were found this week in Catawba County. Steve Ohnesorge / WBTV

$500M poppy bust west of Charlotte is a true oddity for North Carolina

May 26, 2017 1:56 PM