New Orleans Saints security Marcus Mei arrested for assault with a firearm

It was received for his arrest in a case of grievous assault with a gun,

the statement said. According to the statement,

"Mai was identified as the driver of a black SUV."

Mai, 29, was booked at Jefferson Parish Correctional Center

and later released after posting a $30,000 bond.

"Marcus denies allegation from a motor vehicle incident and looks forward to

defending himself when all the facts come to light," Mae's attorney,

Eric Hesler said in a statement obtained by NFL Network's Tom Pelicero on Thursday.