Rose McGowan turns herself in over drug possession warrant

Rose McGowan

Rose McGowan

ACTRESS Rose McGowan has been arrested over alleged drug possession after handing herself in to police.

After cops snapped her mug shot, Rose was released on a $5,000 bond.

The actress turned herself in, was arrested, and booked in Virginia before being released on a $5,000 unsecured bond, Variety has confirmed with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Andrew Trull says in an email Tuesday night that McGowan has surrendered to Airports Authority Police. It is unclear which substance, but the charge is specific to possession of a schedule I or II narcotic, authorities told THR.

Cleaners handed in the purse at Washington Dulles International Airport on January 20 and an arrest warrant was issued on February 1.

According to court documents obtained by, police discovered “two small plastic bags containing a white powder substance” inside the purse, with the powder testing positive for cocaine.

She tweeted: "Are they trying to silence me?"

McGowan has been one of the leading voices against sexual harassment in Hollywood.

The 44-year-old - who has accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her - claimed the warrant was part of a conspiracy to silence her. What a load of HORSES**T.,' she also tweeted.

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