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Rose McGowan surrenders to Virginia police on drug charge

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Rose McGowan surrenders to Virginia police on drug charge

/ 08:12 AM November 15, 2017

Hollywood actress Rose McGowan. (AFP FILE PHOTO)

WASHINGTON—Actress Rose McGowan, a leading voice against sexual harassment in Hollywood, has accepted an arrest warrant on a drug charge in a Washington suburb.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Andrew Trull said in an email on Tuesday night that McGowan has surrendered to Airports Authority Police. She is charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The felony charge stems from a police investigation of personal belongings left behind on a January 20 flight that arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia. Police said the items tested positive for narcotics. Airports Authority Police Department got the warrant on February 1.

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McGowan was released on $5,000 unsecured bond.

McGowan is among several actresses who have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of forcing them into unwanted sex.    /kga

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