Court date set for pursuit suspect found hiding in an attic

June 28, 2021 | Courts

UPDATE: Davis sentenced

NEWKIRK — On Aug. 29, Davis entered a no contest plea to the charges and was sentenced to a one-year suspended sentence in the county jail. The court also revoked 60 days of a suspended sentence issued in a 2015 case.

NEWKIRK — A status docket is set for Danny Alan Davis Jr., 36, Ponca City, in Kay County District Court.

Davis is facing misdemeanor charges of attempt to elude police and obstructing an officer.

The charges were filed on June 2, days after he was involved in a police pursuit and then found hiding in an attic. Ponca City police report that on May 27, Davis was the subject of a pursuit that began on North 3rd Street and ended in the 1000 block of N. 2nd Street. Davis fled the scene on foot. A short time later, officers were informed that Davis ran into a residence in the 1000 block of N. 2nd Street.

Police went to the residence and located Davis hiding in the attic.He reportedly admitted to police that he was driving the vehicle and that he fled because he had warrants and wanted to see his kids one more time. He is free on $2,500 bond.

In a second case pending since 2015, Davis is facing a felony drug charge and a misdemeanor charge of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was convicted of the charges on Oct. 16, 2017 and sentenced to a 10 year suspended sentence.

According to court records, he failed to appear for a court date on  June 21 and a warrant with bond endorsed at $200 is issued.

Danny Alan Davis