Two Chicago Residents Charged in Oak Park Crime Spree

By Judd Mustin, The Chicago Times

March 7, 2023

CHICAGO – Two Chicago residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts of robbery affecting interstate commerce.  

According to John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, Equisha Butler, 29, of Chicago, has been charged with five counts of robbery and Kishawn Brownlee, 26, of Chicago has been charged on two counts of robbery.  

The indictment alleges that between April 13 and July 29, 2022, Butler robbed five 7-11 convenience stores and that Brownlee participated in two of those robberies. The five robberies occurred at 7-11 stores located at:

  • 661 South Blvd, Oak Park
  • 3800 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago
  • 2366 N Damen, Chicago
  • 4771 N Elston, Chicago
  • 4346 N Kimball, Chicago