March 26, 2017. Update: According to a statement from Beech Mountain Police Department, “Sky Porter was found this morning at about 8:15 am by a bystander who saw him in a parking area and recognized him from the news media and flyers. The bystander called 911 and Mr. Porter is now receiving medical attention.”
March 24, 2017. High Country Crime Stoppers and the Beech Mountain Police Department seek the public’s assistance in locating a missing person:
The Beech Mountain Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Sky Porter. Mr. Porter is a white male, about 6’4″ tall, 180 pounds, slim build. Mr. Porter was last seen on Monday, March 20 between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. on Beech Mountain. There is no clothing description or direction of travel. He is considered missing and endangered.
Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Beech Mountain Police Department at 828-387-2342. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential.
High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.