Rose McGowan was arrested and launched in Virginia Tuesday after turning herself in on a months-old arrest warrant for felony drug possession stemming from a flight she took to Washington Dulles International Airport in January. 

Kraig Troxell, a spokesman for the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office in northern Virginia, confirmed that McGowan turned herself in, was positioned below arrest, booked, photographed after which launched on $5,000 bond.

McGowan, 44, reported to the airport authority police, who issued an arrest warrant on Feb. 1 for felony possession of a managed substance after private gadgets McGowan left behind on a Jan. 20 United Airlines flight to Dulles allegedly examined optimistic for narcotics.

It’s unclear why it took practically 9 months for the warrant to come back to gentle however it did so simply after McGowan took a central position as an outspoken accuser of fallen film mogul Harvey Weinstein: She says he raped her throughout the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

Although she accepted a settlement from Weinstein and agreed to not disclose particulars, she has since develop into one of many main voices towards sexual harassment-and-assault in Hollywood because the Weinstein scandal broke on Oct. 5.

When information emerged late final month concerning the arrest warrant, she reacted angrily, posting an outraged tweet suggesting it was an try to silence her.

Only days earlier than the warrant’s existence turned recognized, McGowan addressed the Women’s Convention in Detroit, urging sexual-assault victims to call and disgrace their attackers. 

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