Man charged with Assault with intent to murder - WNEM TV 5

Man accused of attacking ex's boyfriend charged with assault

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LAPEER COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

Charges have come down for a man accused of trapping his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend so he could attack them.

Jesse Carey was arraigned Friday morning and charged with Assault with intent to murder.

Carey was arrested Thursday in Lapeer County.

He was spotted walking along M-53 in Imlay City.

Investigators say Carey placed a tree in the middle of the road and when new boyfriend of Carey's ex got out of the car to move the tree.

Police said Carey hit the man over the head with an object.

The victim is hospitalized at Covenant Medical Center in Saginaw.

He was taken off life support and his condition is steadily improving.

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