APwire Rose McGowan to go on trial in January on cocaine charge Jun 12, 2018 Updated Jun 12, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2017, file photo, actress Rose McGowan speaks at the inaugural Women's Convention in Detroit. A grand jury in Virginia has indicted the actress on one felony count of cocaine possession. McGowan's trial date will be set Tuesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File) Paul Sancya Facebook Twitter Email Print Save LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress and activist Rose McGowan will stand trial in January on a charge of felony cocaine possession in Virginia.News outlets report McGowan's trial was set on Tuesday, a day after she was indicted. She'll be tried on Jan. 15. × Advertisement Charging documents say cocaine was found in a wallet McGowan left on a plane last year. McGowan has maintained she's innocent, 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."McGowan was among the first to accuse Weinstein of sexual assault. She and others say he's aggressively sought to discredit his accusers. Weinstein has denied all accusations.Her attorney Jose Baez said McGowan's charge is a result of "her activism as a voice for women everywhere." Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Tags Arts And Entertainment General News Celebrity Entertainment Celebrity Causes Celebrity Legal Affairs Indictments Law And Order Legal Proceedings Drug-related Crime Crime Locations Virginia United States North America More from this section Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt Last updated: 23 minutes ago. Turkish rap artist acquitted of inciting drug use Posted: 54 minutes ago. Saudi entertainment chief sacked after conservative backlash Posted: 2:48 a.m. On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero Last updated: 1:25 a.m. 120 Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler Last updated: 11:37 p.m.