Author: Lt. Raffaello Pata
Date: December 08, 2016 6:36 PM
Case Number: SR16-09857

Suspects Sell Stolen Property to Undercover Detectives, While Armed and With a Child Present

San Rafael CA – On Thursday, December 08, 2016 at approximately 2:00PM Jaime Luis Cisneros, 23 from Richmond CA met Undercover Detectives from the San Rafael Police Department and Marin County Task Force to sell stolen property that he had in his possession.  The property was stolen in a San Rafael Burglary on December 3, 2016. 

On December 3, 2016 SRPD Investigated an overnight burglary at the Sherwin Williams Paint Center, located at 444 DuBois Street, in San Rafael.  One of the items stolen was a commercial grade paint sprayer, valued at approximately $7000. 

Employees of the paint center gave Officers the description and serial numbers for the stolen items.  One employee of Sherwin Williams checked on-line websites and found a similar item for sale.  He notified SRPD Detectives who then engaged the seller in an on-line negotiation for the purchase of the stolen paint sprayer.

Cisneros and another man, Francisco Calixtro-Leon, 20 of Richmond CA drove to Novato to meet the detectives at the Roland Blvd. Park and Ride.  Cisneros also brought his 5 year old son with him and the child was present in the vehicle during the sale. 

The Detectives were able to match the serial number of the sprayer with the information provided by Sherwin Williams.  Cisneros and Calixtro were contacted and arrested by SRPD and Task Force Detectives.  Inside the suspect’s vehicle Detectives found a loaded Mac-11 Type 9mm Semi-Auto Assault Weapon under the passenger seat. 

Jaime Luis Cisneros was booked for possession of stolen property and Child Endangerment.  Other charges are being investigated for Cisneros.

Cisneros’  5 year old child was returned to the child’s mother.

Francisco Calixtro-Leon was the passenger.  He had in his possession a bullet in his pocket.  He was booked for Possession of a prohibited assault weapon and for possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.  Detectives are investigating additional charges for Calixtro-Leon.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000. Tips can also be made online at

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Last Modified: December 08, 2016 9:40 EST (by Holm)

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