3rd person arrested in Greenville Co. home invasion

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Dequaris Theo Peterson

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – A third person has been charged in connection with a November home invasion that hurt one person in Greenville County.

Dequaris Theo Peterson, 20, is charged with Attempted Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Armed Robbery, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime and Criminal Conspiracy, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

He is in the Greenville Co. Detention Center where he remains on no bond.

The other two suspects are 25-year-old Germaine Latif Dunlap, Jr. and 19-year-old Syeed Zyshonne Jennings.

Germaine Latif Dunlap, Jr. (left) and Syeed Zyshonne Jennings (From: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office)


Germaine Latif Dunlap, Jr. (left) and Syeed Zyshonne Jennings (From: Greenville Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Both have each been charged with Attempted Murder, Armed Robbery, first degree Burglary, Criminal Conspiracy, and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.

Dunlap is also charged with Unlawful Wearing of a Mask.

The men went to a home on Ridge Road on November 9 where they forced their way inside, according to investigators.

Deputies say they were armed with a gun and a bladed weapon and demanded cash from the victim.

A shot was fired during the robbery but nobody was hit by the bullet. The victim was hurt by the bladed weapon and received medical treatment.

Both Jennings and Dunlap are being held in the Greenville County Detention Center without bond.

Investigators say they are still trying to identify anyone else involved in the home invasion.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 864-23-CRIME.

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