MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 21, 2013

Porter teen found; police hunt man


— A missing Porter teen has been found, but police are searching for the man with whom she reportedly ran away.

Ashly Kym Phillips, 16, was found in Wagoner County on Saturday, said Porter Police Sgt. Shalyn Jay on Tuesday afternoon.

Phillips had been missing since July 30. The Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help in finding Phillips on  Aug. 9.

Investigators are searching for David Joseph Walker III, a 20-year-old Oktaha-area resident. He’s described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 167 pounds.

“As far as we know, he’s still in the Muskogee area,” Jay said.

Walker is known to associate with an area gang called the Insane Clown Posse. He could also face charges of larceny and could harboring a runaway if found, Jay said.

Anyone with information on Walker’s whereabouts is asked to call the Porter Police Department at (918) 483-2821, or Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office at (918) 485-3124.