October 3, 2007
AUGUSTA, Ga.---Sheriff Ronnie Strength was awarded $6,350,000 in damages in trial this morning.
Judge Duncan Wheale ordered radio personality Brian Lamont Doyle, known as Ryan B, to pay $350,000 in compensatory and $1,500,000 in punitive damages, and Fred Neely and Rejoice 94 to pay $500,000 compensatory and $4,000,000 punitive damages.
Sheriff Strength sued Ryan B. and Rejoice 94 for statements made about him on Ryan B.'s talk show.