(LAPEER COUNTY) -- Lapeer County Sheriff's deputies have arrested the 24-year old Mayville man wanted for assault with intent to murder after allegedly attacking his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. Thursday around 4:15 p.m. a motorist called authorities after spotting an individual matching the description of Jesse James Carey, walking along M-53 north of Bowers Road in Lapeer County's Goodland Township. Deputies confirmed the fugitive's identity and placed him into custody without incident. Carey remains lodged in Lapeer County jail. He had additional outstanding warrants for separate incidents out of Tuscola and Lapeer counties. The attack took place Sunday, November 11 when Carey allegedly ambushed the 24-year old Silverwood man along Marlette Road, striking him multiple times with an object. Carey then took off on foot. According to police, the Silverwood man's condition is improving and he was successfully removed from life support this week.