Former "American Idol" contestant Antonella Barba tried to deliver fentanyl, heroin and cocaine, authorities said
Antonella Barba, 32, was charged on Monday for federal conspiracy for expelling cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl.
(Norfolk Sheriff's Office)
A former "American Idol" candidate who was reportedly arrested for drug-related offenses is reported to have been arrested in Norfolk in October to deliver two pounds of fentanyl.
Antonella Barba (32), Va., For the alleged distribution of more than 1
00 grams of heroin. She denied the allegations.
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Barba was first tried before the General District Court in Norfolk, but now she is on charges of conspiracy, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl distribute, reported the Virginian pilot of Norfolk.
When Barba was arrested on October 11, she is alleged to have been promoted by a co-conspirator who shipped about 830 grams of fiftanyl to somebody.
She was released on October 27 with a secured $ 50,000 bond, but was taken into custody on Monday, Asbury Park Press, New Jersey reported. Antonella Barba sings the national anthem before a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, April 14, 2017. (Getty Images) “/>
Antonella Barba sings the national anthem before a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, April 14, 2017. (Getty Images)
Barba, originally from New Jersey, reached the Top 16 in "American Idol" in 2017 and participated in "Fear Factor" in 2012. She appeared in ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in 2018 for a segment with another "idol". Alums titled "Where are you now?"
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The arrest of Barba was one of the latest controversies for the budding singer, who also has a crime with marijuana in Kansas pending Virginian pilot.
She was arrested in 2011 for shoplifting in New York City and also in a wet T-shirt near World War II in Washington, DC in
Fox News & # 39; Dom Calicchio and the Associated Press contributed to this report.