Arkansas City woman convicted of eluding charges

April 11, 2024 | Courts

NEWKIRK — An Arkansas City, Kan. resident entered a no contest pleas to eluding charges in Kay County District Court.

Danika Paige Martin

Danika Paige Martin, 27, was charged with endangering others while eluding police and no valid driver’s license on Jan. 3 following a police pursuit that began in Newkirk and headed into Kildare with speeds reaching 130mph.

The pursuit ended in a rollover crash near Coleman and Pecan Roads. (see story)

Paige also entered a no contest plea to misdemeanor drug charges filed on Jan. 11, 2023.

Paige is sentenced to five years in prison with all but six months in the county jail suspended. She is ordered to complete a driver safety program.