Antonella Barba, student of "American Idol", was arrested for allegedly trading heroin.

Barba, 31, was arrested and charged with distributing more than 100 grams of heroin in Virginia on Thursday, according to the Norfolk Sheriff's Office. The felony charge takes five to 40 years behind bars if you plead guilty.

The New Jersey native is held without bail in the Norfolk City jail and has a court date scheduled for Monday morning.

Barba competed in season 6 of "American Idol" in 2007. She finished in the top 16 in the real singing competition before being eliminated. Jordin Sparks finally won the season.

Former "American Idol" contestant Antonella Barba was arrested on Thursday for the distribution of heroin in New Jersey, according to the Norfolk Sheriff's Office. Here, the singer performs on "American Idol" on February 21, 2007. (Photo: Greg L & # 39; Heureux, XXX NONE)

Barba had his fair share of controversy over "American Idol." While it appeared in the program, spicy images of her appeared. topless on the beach Additional photos of Barba posing in a wet T-shirt near the World War II Memorial in Washington also emerged.

She also appeared in "Fear Factor" in 2012.

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