Deputies search for man who flees drug deal, discards gun _lowres

Jyrah Bringier

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a convicted felon who fled from a suspected drug deal in Donaldsonville last week, leaving behind a handgun, Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said.

Jyrah Bringier, 22, 128 Elizabeth St., Donaldsonville, remains at large and is wanted on counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Bacala said.

On Sept. 8, when narcotics detectives walked up on a suspected drug deal on Elizabeth Street, Bringier fled after discarding the handgun in a nearby parked vehicle, Bacala said.

Anyone with information on Bringier may contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.