‘American Idol’ Contestant Antonella Barba Now Facing Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges!

Antonella Barba

File photo showing Antonella Barba attending a Lenovo ThinkPad P Series launch party in Los Angeles, California, on August 12, 2015.

The 32-year-old was taken into custody again on Monday, Feb. 11, The Virginian-Pilot reports.

The indictment, filed in U.S. District Court in Norfolk on February 7, also accuses the former "American Idol" star from Point Pleasant, New Jersey of possessing 400 grams of a substance that contained a detectable amount of fentanyl, according to USA Today.

The controversial American Idol contestant was arrested back in October on heroin-related charges, but details at the time were sketchy.

An unnamed cohort used an apartment on Granby Street in September 2017 to stash cocaine, heroin and money, according to the indictment, which also outlines several small drug sales in Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

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Barba was reportedly arrested on Thursday according to the Norfolk Sheriff's Office. Later that month, Stennett delivered about 7 kilos of cocaine to a conspirator.

When the New Jersey native appeared on Idol in 2007, she won viewers' hearts with her performance of Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" and Celine Dion's "Because You Loved Me".

Last week, she was indicted in a series of 11 federal charges.

It was unclear Wednesday if Barba had entered pleas to the new charges she faces.

Now, the federal charges identified in the indictment carry a maximum sentence of life in prison. She appeared this year on comedian Jimmy Kimmel's show for a segment featuring other Idol alums titled "Where Are They Now?"

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