Rose McGowan Pleads No Contest in Drug Case
She pleaded no contest to a reduced drug charge in Virginia and avoided jail time.
A lawyer for Rose McGowan says the actress and activist has pleaded no contest to a reduced drug charge in Virginia and avoided jail time.
Attorney Jim Hundley tells WTOP-FM that the commonwealth agreed to reduce the felony cocaine possession charge to misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and that prosecutors will recommend she pay a fine.
Charging documents say cocaine was found in a wallet McGowan left on a plane last year. McGowan had maintained innocence, suggesting in court papers that the drugs were planted at the behest of producer Harvey Weinstein.
Weinstein attorney Ben Brafman called that allegation a "ludicrous claim."