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Former "American Idol" finalist arrested for aggravated battery

Former "American Idol" finalist arrested for aggravated battery

Former "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sierra was arrested early Sunday on felony battery charges for allegedly hitting a man on the head with a heavy glass at a cafe, police said.
Sierra, 21, was booked in the Hillsborough County Jail on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. She was also charged with possession of cocaine and introduction of contraband into a correctional facility after officers found a small amount of the drug while searching her, police spokeswoman Andrea Davis said.
Sierra was released Sunday afternoon on $11,500 (euro8,430) bail. There was no immediate indication if she had a lawyer.
The victim suffered a cut over his eye, but the spokeswoman gave no further information.
Sierra, of Tampa, was one of the hit show's top 10 contestants in 2005.


Updated : 2021-01-27 00:07 GMT+08:00