The actress faces up to 10 years in prison

Rose McGowan is facing more legal troubles after her arrest in November.

The actress was indicted by a grand jury on Monday for possession of a controlled substance, according to online court records in Loudoun County, Virginia.

McGowan’s attorney, Jose Baez tells PEOPLE, “Rose steadfastly maintains her innocence. These charges would have never been brought if it weren’t for her activism as a voice for women everywhere.”

“I assure you,” he continued. “This selective prosecution will be met with a strong defense.”

Rose McGowan mugshotCredit: Courtesy Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office
Rose McGowan
| Credit: Courtesy Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office

McGowan turned herself into the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at the time, where she was arrested and booked before being released on a $5,000 bail.

The warrant, obtained by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department, was issued on Feb. 1, 2017, according to the Associated Press.

Police launched an investigation after they allegedly found traces of narcotics in personal belongings, allegedly belonging to McGowan, which were left behind on a United flight arriving at the Washington Dulles International Airport on Jan. 20, the AP reported.

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Last year, McGowan brought up the arrest warrant on social media saying it was part of a conspiracy to silence her after she had accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her years ago.

“Are they trying to silence me? There is a warrant out for my arrest in Virginia. What a load of HORSES—,” she tweeted.

A spokesperson for Weinstein previously told PEOPLE in a statement, “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein. Mr. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances.”

TMZ first reported the news.