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Elmsford Man Charged In Greenburgh Hotel Rapes

Silvio Raul Illescas, 40, of Elmsford is charged with two counts of first-degree rape.
Silvio Raul Illescas, 40, of Elmsford is charged with two counts of first-degree rape. Photo Credit: Greenburgh Police Department

GREENBURGH, N.Y. – An Elmsford man faces accusations that he raped two women at two separate Greenburgh hotels after meeting them through the “Escorts” section of Backpage.com.

Silvio Raul Illescas, 40, was charged with two counts of first-degree rape. Greenburgh police said Illescas was involved in two separate cases in February and March.

Police said a 19-year-old Pennsylvania resident was raped at knifepoint at the La Quinta Hotel on Saw Mill River Road on Sunday.

Another woman, a 29-year-old, reported a man had raped her and suffered bruising on her face and cuts to her neck at the Westchester Marriott Hotel in February, police said.

Both women reported they had met the man after placing escort ads online , police said. Greenburgh police reported a similar rape occurred in February in Tarrytown.

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