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SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)The intent of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Website is to enable you to be informed with the most up to date information that we can provide you and in the most efficient and effective manner. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office provides professional law enforcement services with integrity and compassion to meet the diverse needs of our community.


The latest news stories

Deputies Disrupt Burglary In Progress

(Pictured from Left: Thompson, Horndasch, and Agosto-Pizaro) Deputies arrested three people after disrupting a burglary in progress last Friday. On May 2, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the mini warehouses in Ellisville after the owner of the business reported that surveillance cameras were being tampered with. Upon arrival, deputies located Danielle Horndasch (35) inside a…

Traffic Infraction Leads to Multi-Agency Investigation

A traffic stop for a busted windshield resulted in the recovery of 4 pounds of methamphetamine, the arrest of a wanted fugitive in another state, and an ongoing multi-agency investigation. On April 24, 2024, a deputy with CCSO was conducting criminal interdiction on I-75. He observed a vehicle with a broken windshield and conducted a…

Passing of Retired K-9 Deputy “Rek”

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is sad to report the death of one of our retired K-9’s. K-9 Deputy “Rek” passed away peacefully yesterday. Rek served with the CCSO from August of 2014 to October of 2020. During his career, Rek assisted in searching for and locating suspects, missing persons, and narcotics. Most of all,…

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