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David Hoover Jr.


A man with a lengthy criminal history is facing new burglary charges, Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced Wednesday.

“The detention center doors seem to be revolving doors for this individual,” the sheriff said. “As soon as he is out on bond, he’s back in for yet another charge.”

Ravenell said 44-year-old David Hoover Jr. of Blackville has been charged with second-degree burglary, grand larceny and malicious injury to real property.

During a hearing on Wednesday, bond was set on Hoover at $120,000.

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Inv. Jared Kittrell told the court Hoover has an extensive criminal history that dates back to 1992.

Hoover has been in the detention center since early June on a total of $26,000 bond on charges accusing him of breaking into two churches in May.

Prior to that, Hoover was charged with burglarizing property in Neeses in January.

While Hoover sat in jail awaiting trial, forensic evidence came back from testing that implicated him in a May 17, 2018 residential burglary in North where electronics worth more than $2,000 were taken.

Hoover’s latest charges stem from that North burglary.

“Western Orangeburg County, we hope you sleep a little better tonight,” Ravenell said.

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