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- An arrest warrant on a felony charge for actress Rose McGowan has been issued after her personal belongings tested positive for narcotics on a January 20 flight. McGowan tweeted that the charge is “horse—-.”
An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Rose McGowan for felony possession of a controlled substance, according to the Associated Press.
The warrant was obtained February 1, after a police investigation of personal belongings left behind on a January 20 United flight arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport tested positive for narcotics.
The warrant has been entered into the national law enforcement database, and McGowan has been contacted to appear in a Loudoun County, Virginia court, according to the AP.
McGowan responded to the warrant in a tweet on Monday:
Are they trying to silence me? There is a warrant out for my arrest in Virginia. What a load of HORSESHIT.
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) October 30, 2017
McGowan has become one of the leading voices in speaking out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood after accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape. Her accusation followed the bombshell reports in The New York Times and The New Yorker that the movie executive had allegedly sexually harassed and assaulted women for over three decades.