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KEY WEST, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) —Backstreet Boy Nick Carter says he was trying to enjoy his vacation before his arrest at a Key West bar.

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Carter, who’s 35, faces a misdemeanor battery charge after allegedly grabbing a bouncer by the throat Wednesday evening. He posted $1,500 bail Thursday.

The Key West Citizen reports that as he left the Monroe County Detention Center, Carter told reporters he was “just a guy trying to enjoy some vacation time” in Key West.

He added: “The truth will come out, let’s put it that way.”

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According to a police report, Carter and a friend were intoxicated and aggressive when they were denied serviced and escorted from the bar.

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Judge Ruth Becker ordered both men not to drink alcohol or to return to the bar.

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