Ex-'American Idol' contestant tried delivering 2 lbs. fentanyl

Ex-'American Idol' contestant Antonella Barba accused of smuggling fentanyl heroine

Former “American Idol” contestant Antonella Barba faces federal drug charges after her October 2018 arrest in Norfolk Va

Barba, 32, was arrested October 11 in downtown Norfolk and charged in a local court with one count of possession of more than 100 grams of heroin with intent to distribute it.

Things are only getting worse for Antonella Barba.

The indictment alleges Barba was delivering about 830 grams of fentanyl when she was arrested the morning of October 11, 2018.

A former contestant on "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" is accused of distributing heroin.

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Barba's detention hearing is scheduled for Thursday.

File photo showing Barba posing on the red carpet at the Cherry Lane Music Publishing's 50th Anniversary celebration at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, New York City, on May 19, 2010.

Several alleged co-conspirators are identified in the indictment, which contains details of acts of possession and distribution of controlled substances.

In the indictment, authorities allege illicit narcotics were stored by the drug ring at an apartment in Norfolk.

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Barba, 32, was indicted last week on 11 federal charges, including one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl with the intent to distribute and 10 counts of distribution or possession of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl with the intent to distribute. Later that month, Stennett delivered about 7 kilos of cocaine to a conspirator. The new charges could result in even more hard time, with each count carrying a maximum sentence of life in prison.

For those unaware, Barba was a contestant on the show in 2007 and made it to the top 16 contestants.

Her film credits include being cast in the 2017 movie "All About the Money".

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