A suspected gang member is in jail on gun and second-degree assault charges after an alleged assault on his ex-girlfriend.
Tayone D. “K-Row” Akers, 19, has a $100,000 bond after appearing in Spokane County Superior Court on Thursday.
Akers is accused of choking a woman on May 23 during a party near East Wellesley Avenue and North Hamilton Street and trying to hit her and her sister with his car.
The woman said she had been in a significant relationship with Akers but knew him only as K-Row, according to court documents. She said she feared him because of his gang ties.
Akers also is charged with three counts of first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and three counts of first-degree theft of a firearm for allegedly stealing two rifles and a shotgun and from a home in Liberty Lake in April. The homeowners were out of town, and Akers knew the girl watching the place.