Charles County Sheriff's Office

Update on Triple Fatal Car Crash / Second Occupant Positively Identified


Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle car crash that killed three people on December 26 on Rose Hill Road in La Plata. The driver of the car was immediately identified as Eric La Mont Moss, 28, of La Plata. However, two other people found inside the car could not be positively identified right away. Today, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore notified investigators they have confirmed the identity of one passenger as Gonzey Kenneth Dyson, Jr., 29, of La Plata. The OCME is working with investigators to identify the other person.  Cpl. K. Syvertsen is investigating.

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The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit      




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