Guatemala cops destroy 1,200 acres of poppy plants
Friday, February 5, 2010; 7:51 PM
He said Friday that no arrests were made. He values the plants at $950 million.
Gonzalez says San Marcos has become the main spot for growing opium poppies in Guatemala. He says the opium resin is taken over the border to Mexico, where drug cartels buy it to make heroin that is smuggled into the United States.