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Registered sex offender wanted


June 11, 2011




On Saturday, June 11, 2011, at approximately 10:00 a.m. the George County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call from a residence located in the Howell community.  The caller reported that two women had been held captive and assaulted in their own home.  The suspect, identified as Daniel Wayne Hoven, age 46, last known to reside in Lucedale, MS, is being sought by the George County Sheriff’s Office.  Hoven is wanted for burglary, kidnapping, and sexual battery.  Hoven was last seen driving a hunter green 1999 Honda Civic 2 door hatch back, bearing Mississippi tag number GEP 027.  Anyone with information on Daniel Wayne Hoven is asked to contact the George County Sheriff Office at 601-947-4811 or they can submit a tip on our web site at 




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