The plants, which are used to make opium, morphine and heroin, were found on an acre of land near the town of Claremont, some 40 miles north of Charlotte.
"It's agonizing," Arthur told NBC News in an interview from death row.
California Judge William H. Follett has come under fire for sentencing a man who raped his own 16-year-old sister to just four months in jail.
President Donald Trump engaged in some sharp-elbowed diplomacy Thursday at the NATO summit — literally.
Police said that Papademos, his driver and another passenger were taken to a local hospital but did not suffer life-threatening injuries.