A convicted pimp suspected of robbing nine banks in Oregon and Western Washington is in the Spokane jail.
Kevin Antoine Jones, 23, was arrested in Pullman Wednesday and appeared in U.S. District Court on Thursday.
He's awaiting transport back to Seattle. Jones is charged with four counts of bank robbery for hold ups Oct. 16 at U.S. Bank in Tukwila and Wells Fargo in Des Moines, Oct. 18 at U.S. Bank in Seattle and Oct. 19 at Chase Bank in Des Moines.
He's also suspected of robberies Nov. 5 at a U.S. Bank in Portland, and Nov. 6 at a U.S. Bank in Gresham, Bank of the West and Wells Fargo in Troutdale.
Also suspected is Isaiah Jordan Summers, who is in custody.
The two were arrested after a robbery at Columbia Bank in Milton, Wash,., on Nov. 8.
It's unclear why Jones was released from custody, but he was featured on Washington's Most Wanted Feb. 25 and 26.
A viewer's tip led to his arrest at an apartment in 1800 block of Northwest Lamont Drive in Pullman after a brief SWAT team standoff.
Jones has prior convictions for promoting prostitution and gun possession, according to Washington’s Most Wanted.