NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)New York Jets defensive lineman Quinnen Williams was arrested Thursday at LaGuardia Airport.

According to Port Authority Police, Williams was trying to board a flight around 9:15 p.m. when he was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon.

“We have been in contact with Quinnen Williams and are fully aware of the situation,” a Jets spokesperson said in a statement. “We will have no additional comment as this is a pending legal matter.”

The 22-year-old has a permit for the Glock 19 pistol in his home state of Alabama, but not in New York.