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.READ MORE: Suspect Wanted For Armed Home Invasion In Critical Condition Following Police-Involved Shooting In SW Miami-Dade
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.”READ MORE: South Florida Prepping For Approval Of COVID Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11
According to a police report, Carter and a friend were intoxicated and aggressive when they were denied serviced and escorted from the bar.
Judge Ruth Becker ordered both men not to drink alcohol or to return to the bar.MORE NEWS: Centner Academy Reverses Course On 30-Day Quarantine For Vaccinated Students
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