METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints security Marcus Maye was arrested Thursday on a cost of aggravated assault with a firearm stemming from an alleged street rage incident that occurred in Metairie on Monday, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
He has been launched from custody after posting a $30,000 bond however was not current within the open portion of Saints observe on Thursday.
Maye’s lawyer, Eric Hessler, denied the allegations in a press release obtained by NFL Community on Thursday.
“Marcus vehemently denies the allegation from a motorized vehicle incident, and appears ahead to defending himself when all of the information come out,” the assertion stated.
In accordance with a information launch from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Workplace, “Maye was recognized as the motive force of a black SUV that was concerned in an incident through which he’s accused of pointing a firearm at one other car that was occupied by a number of juvenile females.”
“We have been made conscious of it this morning and we’re nonetheless gathering all the knowledge, so we’re not going to have a touch upon it presently till we get extra data,” Saints coach Dennis Allen stated after observe on Thursday.
Maye is already going through potential self-discipline from the NFL relating to an arrest on Feb. 22, 2021, when he was with the New York Jets, on fees of driving beneath the affect and misdemeanor fees of DUI/injury to property and particular person, leaving the scene of a crash and careless driving. His court docket date on Aug. 24 was continued till 9 a.m. ET on Nov. 16.
Maye, a sixth-year veteran who spent the primary 5 seasons of his profession with the Jets, was signed by the Saints to a three-year, $28.5 million contract in March as a part of an overhaul within the secondary.
Maye and Tyrann Mathieu have been each signed to exchange Marcus Williams and Malcolm Jenkins.