According to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, they obtained the warrant for McGowan on February 1 after an investigation of personal belongings left behind on a United flight arriving at Dulles International Airport on January 20 tested positive for narcotics.
McGowan was released on $5,000 unsecured bond.
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"There is a warrant out for my arrest in Virginia", McGowan tweeted in late October. The charge against her, he told Deadline, is a felony.
The Charmed star was under police investigation after two bags of cocaine were found in her purse after it was found on a United Airlines plane.
Airport police, he said, "have been issued a bench warrant and entered it into a national law enforcement database".
McGowan has been a leading voice among the sexual harassment accusations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. And then, in response to recent allegations against Kevin Spacey - and other uncorroborated allegations against other prominent gay men in Hollywood - she tweeted: "Spacey Singer Spacey Singer Ancier Geffen good afternoon". She added in her tweet about Affleck: "You lie".