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20-year-old James Gramling disappeared in 1997

...burned in the trunk of a stolen car on July 24, 1997. The double homicide was also never solved. Then-Chief Deputy Ronnie Strength said early on that investigators were targeting two Augusta men in the Gramling case, but an arrest was never made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-15/20-year-old-james-gram
Columbia County opens police training center

...Department of Public Safety closed the local police academy a few years ago. He and then-Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength pledged their buildings to allow local training to continue as opposed to sending all cadets to the Georgia Public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-06/columbia-county-opens-police
Augusta Exchange Club distributes $150,000 to area charities

...food pantries and health clinics.The recipient of the $5,000 Sheriff Strength Award, named for former Sheriff Ronnie Strength and chosen by current Sheriff Richard Roundtree, was Augusta Partnership for Children."I thought I was coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/augusta-exchange-club-distrib
City Ink: New board members mean more work for me in 2015

...Grady Smith will pursue having the sheriff's administration building dedicated and named in honor of former Sheriff Ronnie Strength in the coming year. Commissioners approved naming the building in Strength's honor two years ago, but nobody did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-27/city-ink-new-bo
Bait shop owner killed in 1996 had $2,000 in pockets

...him."Chances are he rode up on ? we think two people: a male and female or two males," then-chief deputy Ronnie Strength told The Chronicle following the death. "He was always running people off his property if they were there illegally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-14/bait-shop-owner-killed
City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...Two years ago, Augusta commissioners voted to name the new sheriff's administration building for former Sheriff Ronnie Strength but nobody did anything to implement that vote. There's been no dedication or name placed on the building.I called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-13/city-ink-politi
Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...inaccuracies, including the names of retired or resigned personnel such as former Fire Chief Howard Willis, former Sheriff Ronnie Strength and jailed former Coroner Grover Tuten, along with numerous spelling and typographical errors.Augusta Fire Chief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-23/documents-emergency-cont
Number of officers feloniously killed in line of duty declining, report shows

...Hodges fatally shot Paugh, who was off duty, before taking his own life.Every time former Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength passes the spot where Paugh was killed, he can't help but think about his former deputy."It's something I'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-27/number-officers-killed
Former deputy arrested in shooting at store

...stop Jackson, and he was taken into custody.In 2011, Jackson was fired after 24 years on the job. Then-Sheriff Ronnie Strength said the former sergeant completed a hit-and-run report for a friend in Richmond County when the accident actually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-05/former-deputy-arrested
Blythe woman's 1982 murder still unsolved

...investigators had hoped either."The biggest problem we had was the lack of motive in the case," then-Maj. Ronnie Strength told a reporter four years later. "This lady had no enemies. She didn't frequent places that would put her in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-26/blythe-womans-1982-mur