Sheriff wins $6 million in damages

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.


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