Convicted felon wanted on weapons charge remains on the loose

Published: Sep. 16, 2014 at 1:23 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2014 at 1:29 PM CDT
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DONALDSONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are searching for a convicted felon wanted on a weapons charge.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to find Jyrah Bringier, 22, of Donaldsonville. He is wanted on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Narcotics detectives reported they were conducting surveillance of a suspected drug deal on September 8 and when they approached the suspects, they recognized Bringier.

They added when Bringier saw them he ran and hid a gun in a nearby car. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala with APSO said a weapon believed to have been hidden by Bringier was found in a parked car in the area.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867 or by texting 847411 to the sheriff's office's anonymous tip line.

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