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By Minyvonne Burke
A former "American Idol" contestant was running fentanyl, cocaine and other drugs for a large ring in Virginia,
Antonella Barba, who competed on the singing show in 2007, was arrested on a federal charge of distribution and intent to distribute drugs
The federal indictment, which was unsealed Monday but heavily redacted, Antonella Barba, former "American Idol" contestant, was arrested after dealing with fentanyl in Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk Sheriff's Office
In October, Barba, 32, was directed by Justin Michael Isaac to deliver about 830 grams of fentanyl to an unnamed conspirator in Norfolk, Virginia, according to the US District Court Eastern District of Virginia. Isaac and a third person, Rawl Christopher Stennett, are also facing charges.
The author of the drug ring operated from 201
to October 2018.
Barba was first arrested in October and charged in the Norfolk General District Court, according to the Virginian Pilot.
An Attorney for Barba, who is to appear in a court on Thursday, has not yet returned NBC News' request for comment. 19659016] Barba was voted off the sixth season of "American Idol" before the Top 12 contestants were named. She has also appeared on "Fear Factor."