Disciplinary Actions

The information in this section is intended to provide public notice of disciplinary action by the Department of State Health Services and the Division for Regulatory Services, Compliance Unit and is not intended to reflect the specific findings of either entity.

This information may not reflect any number of factors including, but not limited to, the severity of harm to a patient, any mitigating factors, or a provider/certificant's disciplinary history. This listing is not intended as a guide to the level of sanctions appropriate for a particular act of misconduct. 

The following links can be used for reference:

Texas Health and Safety Code
Texas Administrative Code
EMS Rules (Title 25, Part I, Chapter 157 of the Texas Administrative Code)
TDSHS Index of EMS/Trauma Systems Policies
To find all Texas laws and codes, go to Texas.gov.
For current license status, go to the Online License Verification site



Reports

2016 Report on Emergency Medical Services Complaints and Investigation (PDF 440KB)


For general enforcement/compliance inquiry,  please call: 512-834-6665

If you have any EMS enforcement/compliance questions, contact:

Crystal Gallegos, EMS Compliance Specialist
Phone: 737-218-7159
Email: crystal.gallegos@dshs.texas.gov

Heather Godinez, EMS Compliance Specialist
Phone: 512-834-4549
Email: heather.godinez@dshs.texas.gov

Krystal Gilbert, Compliance Assistant
Phone: 512-231-5757
Email: krystal.gilbert@dshs.texas.gov

Ademola Olufemi, Consumer Safety Unit Manager
Phone: 737-218-7074
Email: ademola.olufemi@dshs.texas.gov

 


Emergency Suspensions

For current license status, go to the Online License Verification site

Angel Jr., William Allen, Pikeville, TN.  September 24, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a) for the duration of the Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19.
Blackman, Ethan Glen, Breckenridge, TX.  May 17, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Calhoun, Ryan, Gatesville, TX.  July 1, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Cole, William R., McKinney, TX. May 16, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Cook, Christopher Wayne, Benbrook and/or Fort Worth, TX.  May 21, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Cuellar, Henry, Houston, TX. January 2, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Dial, Joseph Ernest, Fort Worth, TX.  June 21, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Frazier, III, Ronald J., Georgetown, TX. November 19, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Garcia, IV, Eduardo, Laredo, TX.  May 1, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Hogston, Elijah, Boling, TX.  July 13, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Jones, Brandon C., Houston and/or Alief, TX. June 20, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Lawrence, Joshua L. Dripping Springs, TX.  September 16, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
McAlexander, Donald Raymond, Conroe, TX.  August 13, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Payne, Brad Russell, Sweetwater, TX.  September 23, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Parks, Matthew Troy, Groves, TX.  April 16, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Perry, Ryan C., Navasota, TX.  January 2, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Pitcher, Darvin Dean, Spring, TX.  March 5, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Prosinski, Michael, Montgomery, TX.  October 7, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Quillen, Jordan, Lumberton, TX.  September 13, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Read, Casey Bernard, Georgetown, TX.  October 7, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Reed, Marcus D., Round Rock, TX. March 15, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Samuel E. Benson, III DBA AAA Ambulance, McAllen, TX. September 19, 2017, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.16(a).
Sanchez, Germain Javier Luna, Houston, TX. August 13, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Smith, Rodney Lloyd, Lucas/Allen/Melissa, TX.  June 1, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Stephenson, Jeremy, Denison and/or Gainesville, TX. August 22, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Stokes, III, Dale Lee, Grand Saline, TX.  March 11, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Tejeda, Samuel A., Jarrell, TX.  August 30, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Thornton, Matthew Allen Liberty, TX.  November 5, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Union Healthcare Services, Inc. DBA City EMS, Houston, TX.  October 11, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.16(a).
White, David, College Station, TX.  January 4, 2021, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a)


 

Current Enforcement Actions

For current license status, go to the Online License Verification site

All postings will remain on the web page:

  • For one year after final action is taken; and/or
  • Until the suspension or probation expires, whichever is longer.   
 Name City of ResidenceAlleged Action Disciplinary Action(s) Order Effective Date 
Adams, Steven Edward
Sunnyvale/Longview, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to criminal conduct resulting in a conviction for Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More and failing to notify department of change in criminal history.
24-month Probated Suspension
August 18, 2021
Albritton, Becky Danielle
Amarillo and/or Dumas, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(33), and 157.36(b)(35) related to a positive drug screen for Marijuana, Cannabinoids, Ketamine, and Nor Ketamine and self-administering a controlled substance. 
12-month Suspension
August 25, 2021
AM / PM EMS INC
Houston, TX
Violated EMS Rule 25 TAC § 157.16(d)(12) related to failure to provide true and complete information to the Department.
Administrative Penalty of $7,500.00
September 26, 2021
Antonacci, Monica B.
Lewisville, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), and 157.36(b)(35) related to the falsification of a patient care report.
Reprimand
March 12, 2021
Bailey, Nicholas
Dripping Springs and/or Pflugerville, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(49) related to criminal conduct resulting in a conviction for Involuntary Manslaughter and failing to disclose on EMS application. 
Revocation
August 19, 2021
Bates, Anthony Preston 
Elmo, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c) and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
Revocation
July 9, 2021
Birhiray Holdings Inc. DBA Pulse EMS
Houston, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(11), 157.11(n)(39), 157.16(d)(14), 157.16(d)(19), and HSC §773.050(a) related to failure to possess city permits and staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $126,500.00 with $120,250 probated for 24 monthsDecember 11, 2019
Boyd, Justin Lewis
Spearman, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest and conviction for Theft of Public Money Aiding and Abetting.12-month Probated SuspensionFebruary 25, 2021
Brookins, Sr., Danny J.
Denison and/or Warren, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest and conviction of Possession of Controlled Substance,  failure to notify of an arrest for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member, and failure to notify the Department of change in criminal history.
Probated Suspension until May 31, 2024
March 23, 2020
Broussard, Tellis Raymond
Houston, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
5-day Suspension
October 15, 2021
Burnley, Curtis Albert
Dallas/Waxahachie, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) rules in effect on the date of occurrence, related to permitting physical or emotional abuse or injury to a patient or the public, and/or failing to report such abuse or injury to the employer, appropriate legal authority and/or the department, failure to follow Medical Director's Protocols, failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report, engaging in conduct that jeopardizes or has potential to jeopardize a patient.
24-month Probated Suspension
June 16, 2021
Burton, JamesSpring, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to follow Medical Director's Protocols, failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report, engaging in conduct that had potential to jeopardize patient.
6-month Probated Suspension
April 23, 2021
Bynum, Jr. Calvin Ray
Beaumont/Houston/Silsbee, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
Reprimand
February 5, 2021
Castillo, Jr., Juan JoseAlamo, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(12), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(32), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest for public intoxication, failure to notify the Department of an arrest, failure to provide requested information to the Department, and failure to comply with probationary conditions outlined in an Agreed Order.
6-day Suspension followed by a 3-year, 11-month, 24-day Probated Suspension 
March 23, 2018
Chapa, Anthony Richard
Alto, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(12) and 157.36(b)(19) related to failure to comply with the terms of a Department ordered probation and committing any offense during the period of probation. 
Revocation
April 23, 2021
City of Beaumont Health EMS
Beaumont, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(1), 157.11(n)(5), and 157.11(n)(18) related to failure to assure vehicles were staffed with current certified personnel and failure to monitor and/or enforce its Standard Operating Procedures and/or Quality Assurance  Plans.
Administrative Penalty of $13,500.00 
November 18, 2020
Clearman, Matthew Aaron
Cedar Park/Oglesby, TX
Violated Texas Occupations Code § 53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for five (5) counts of Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography.
Revocation
March 2, 2021
Cunningham, James
Houston and/or Conroe, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 156.36(b)(29), 156.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(37) related to criminal conduct resulting in an arrest and conviction for Theft Over or Equal to $2500.00 Under $30,000.00 and failing to report arrest and change in criminal history to the Department.
6-month Suspension
November 9, 2020
Dallas Lifecare EMS LLC DBA Lifecare EMS
Mesquite, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(1), 157.11(n)(5), and 157.16(d)(14) related to staffing an EMS ambulance with non-certified EMS personnel. 
Administrative Penalty $23,250.00
August 9, 2021
Dallas Lifecare EMS, LLC DBA Lifecare EMS
Mesquite, TX
Violated EMS Rule 25 TAC § 157.16(d)(10) related to falsifying patient care report.
Administrative Penalty of $500.00
November 3, 2020
Davis, Ronnie CarlFort Worth, TX
Violated 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(21), and 157.36(b)(47) related to the falsification of continuing education documents/certificates.
3-day Suspension
June 21, 2021
De Leon, David
Pipe Creek and/or Raymondville, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(11), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(37), 157.36(b)(43), and 157.36(b)(48), related to related to failure to provide requested information, failure to follow medical director’s protocols, engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of patients, turning over care of a patient to a person with a lower level of certification, behaving in a disruptive manner toward EMS personnel, behaving in a manner that exploits the EMS personnel patient relationship in a sexual way. and failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report.
Revocation
August 2, 2021
Donaho, III, William Timothy
Stockdale, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide requested information, failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
Revocation
December 9, 2021
English, Aaron
Fort Worth, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(48) related to criminal conduct resulting in convictions for two (2) counts of Official Oppression.
Revocation
March 30, 2021
Faulknor, Thomas Ray
Greenville/Cumby, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failure to provide requested information and notify department of arrest for Burglary of Vehicle.
Revocation
May 28, 2021
Faraci, Lauren Jo
Weatherford/Saginaw, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(11), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(47) related to failure to follow medical director's protocols, falsifying patient care report, engaging in conduct that had potential to jeopardize patient by turning over care of patient to a person with a lower level of certification, and administering medication in error.
6-month Probated Suspension
March 10, 2021
Fisher, Eric R.Malakoff, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) related to tampering, adulterated, misappropriated and/or self-administered Fentanyl from employer.
3-month Suspension followed by a 33-month Probated Suspension
March 8, 2019
Flores, James Peter 
Carrollton, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) rules in effect on the date of occurrence, related to permitting physical or emotional abuse or injury to a patient or the public, and/or failing to report such abuse or injury to the employer, appropriate legal authority and/or the department, failure to follow Medical Director's Protocols, failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report, engaging in conduct that jeopardizes or has potential to jeopardize a patient.
24-month Probated Suspension
April 6, 2021
Flores, Joseph Daniel
Dumas, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(35) related to criminal conduct resulting in an arrest and deferred adjudication for Tampering with Governmental Record and failure to report arrest and notify Department of change in criminal history.
48-month Probated Suspension
March 11, 2021
Fouse, James Keith
Quanah/Vernon, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.0614 related to deferred adjudication community supervision for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 14 years of age.
Revocation
June 2, 2021
Freed, Christopher Reed
Fort Worth/ Azle/Springtown, TXViolated Texas Occupations Code § 53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for Healthcare Fraud and Forfeiture Notification.
Revocation
August 18, 2021
Freeman, Joshua Eugene
Amarillo/Pampa, TX
Violated Texas Occupations Code § 53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for Transportation of Child Pornography.
Revocation
January 29, 2021
Granados, Ismael
Fort Worth/Cleburne, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension from June 11, 2021 through June 15, 2021
May 11, 2021
Grulich, Michael Raymond
Grand Prairie/Fort Worth, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
3-day Suspension
February 8, 2021
Haaksma, Josh
Houston, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.041 and EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(47), and 157.36(b)(28) related to failure to possess city permits to staff an EMS ambulance vehicle, staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with an expired DSHS issued license and/or certificate, and failure to provide requested information to the Department.ReprimandDecember 28, 2020
Haggard, Todd L.
Azle, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of a patient and falsifying patient care report.
90-day Suspension
February 5, 2021
Hawkins, James Eric
Murphy, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(47), and 157.36(b)(49) related to failure to provide requested information, misappropriating medication from his employer, testing positive while on-duty for Hydrocodone and Hydromorphone, and falsifying information provided to the department.
24-month Probated Suspension
May 20, 2021
Hervig, Russell Allan
Anna and/or Grapevine and/or Melissa, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.33(l)(3), 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(39), and 157.36(b)(40) related to failure to follow medical director's protocols, failure to contact medical control and/or the medical director for refusal of care, falsifying and/or failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report.
6-month Probated Suspension
September 26, 2021
Holder, Myrick
Weatherford, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36 (b)(22), 157.36 (b)(24), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(30), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication of Possession of a Controlled Substance, failure to notify of four separate arrests for Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 over or equal to one (1) gram under four (4) grams, failure to notify of an arrests for Theft of Property over or equal to $100 Under $750, Fleeing Police Officer, and Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Information, and failure to notify the Department of a change in criminal history.
Revocation
December 8, 2020
Irubor, Ifeanyi
Houston, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(47) related to having received deferred adjudication community supervision for Medicaid Fraud Greater Than $200K and failure to report arrest and court outcome to the Department.
12-month Suspension 
June 30, 2021
Jackle, Brian Justin
Pinehurst, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide requested information and failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
Reprimand
April 19, 2021
Jameson, Chandra Rae
Groves, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.041 and EMS Rule 157.36(b)(47) related to staffing an ambulance from on or about December 1, 2019 through December 5, 2019 while certification was expired.
Reprimand
November 25, 2020
Ketcherside, Kelly Ann
Leonard, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(32), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(44) related to failure to provide requested information, failure to notify the Department of current mailing address, and operating an emergency response vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
24-month Probated Suspension
April 30, 2021
Kilbride, Robert C. 
Bay City, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide requested information and failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
12-month Suspension; 
Upon completion of requirements/conditions, may petition for Probated Suspension 
July 16, 2021
Lee, Coy Waylan
Stamford, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)18), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) related to criminal conduct resulting in deferred adjudication community supervision for Aggregate Theft and failure to report change in criminal history.
30-day Suspension followed by a Probated Suspension until August 7, 2023
February 10, 2021
Loggins, Amanda Christine
College Station, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
3-day Suspension
June 30, 2021
Matthews, LeahConroe, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide requested information and failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
Revocation
August 2, 2021
McCormick, Pamela J.Austin, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§
5-day Suspension followed by a 4-year, 11-month, 25-day Probated Suspension 
January 23, 2017
McGuffy, April Dawn
Brashear, TX
Violated EMS Rule 25 TAC § 157.36(b)(7) related to failure to follow medical director protocol and failure to contact medical control.
120-day Suspension
February 8, 2021
McNeese, Ezeneblett Chienyi
Houston, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§  157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(11), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to failure to contact medical control, failure to follow medical director’s protocols, engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of patients, turning over care of a patient to a person with a lower level of certification, and  falsifying a patient care report. 
90-day Probated Suspension
November 2, 2020
Melzer, Landon
Arlington, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.33(l)(3), 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(38), and 157.36(b)(41) related to failure to follow Medical Director's Protocols, failure to transport a patient to the appropriate medical facility, failure to protect and/or advocate for patients from unnecessary risk of harm from another EMS certified or licensed personnel, and failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report.
12-month Probated Suspension
April 30, 2021
Menchaca, Maximiano Tomas
Laredo, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
3-day Suspension
October 19, 2020
Mock, III, John J. 
Lubbock, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35) and 157.36(b)(43), related to behaving in a disruptive manner toward other medical personnel, engaging in conduct that jeopardizes a patient.
90-day Suspension; 
Upon completion of requirements/conditions, may petition for Probated Suspension 
June 30, 2021
Moreno, Peter A.
Conroe, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(32), 157.36(b)(33), and 157.36(b)(35) related to the consumption of alcohol while on duty.
12-month Suspension
February 1, 2021
Morrill, Glenn Ross
Waxahachie, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failure to provide requested information and failure to report arrests for five (5) counts of Improper Photography/Video Bath/Dress Room and Improper Photography or Visual Recording.
Revocation
February 2, 2021
Morris, Robert Jacob
Buna, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(31) and 157.36(b)(33) related to operating an emergency response vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
90-day Suspension
February 23, 2021
Newman, Michael Wayne
Floresville, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.43(h)(2), 157.43(h)(14), 157.43(h)(17), 157.43(m)(3)(B), and 157.43(m)(3)(E) related to failure to provide supervision and oversight, failure to comply with the responsibilities of a course coordinator, and falsifying course completion certificates.
Administrative Penalty $15,750.00
August 5, 2021
Nwako, John A.Houston, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and conviction for theft involving Medicaid and Medicare billing and failure to notify the Department of an arrest and conviction.
7-year Probated SuspensionMarch 8, 2017
Ozonoh, Theophilus
Dallas, TX
Violated EMS Rule 25 TAC § 157.36(b)(4) related to falsifying patient care report.
90-day Probated Suspension
November 16, 2020
Parker, Kara Beauchamp
Ranger, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(45) and 157.36 (b)(47) related to causing an injury to a patient and falsifying a clinical contact.
ReprimandNovember 17, 2020
Parks, Matthew Troy
Groves, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to follow medical director’s protocols, engaging in conduct that jeopardizes the health and safety of patients. 
Revocation
August 19, 2021
Perez, LarryRed Oak, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to inappropriate sexual contact while on-duty with two female patients approximately seventeen years of age in the back of an ambulance while transporting.
60-month Probated SuspensionJuly 6, 2017
Phillips, Dwayne Richard
Houston/Stafford, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to criminal conduct resulting in deferred adjudication for Assault Family/Household Member with Previous Conviction.
12-month Probated Suspension
August 23, 2021
Poston, Michael Anthony
San Antonio, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
3-day Suspension
June 30, 2021
Precise EMS LLC DBA Precise EMS
San Juan, TX
Violated HSC § 773.050(a) and EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.11(n)(1), 157.11(n)(5), and 157.16(d)(14) (rules in effect on the date of the occurrence  related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications and failure to comply with an Agreed Order.
4-year probated suspension and an Administrative Penalty of $355,375.00 with $307,375.00 probated 
January 21, 2020
Reed, Kenneth
Forney, TX
 Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code §§ 773.0614 and Texas Occupations Code 53.021(b) related to conviction and imprisonment for Indecency with Child Sexual Contact.
Revocation
January 27, 2021
Renfro, Landon Hunt
Bertram and/or Copperas Cove, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 156.36(b)(29), 156.36(b)(30), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to provide requested information, arrests and convictions of Driving While Intoxicated and Theft over or equal to $100.00 under $750.00,  failure to notify of an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse, and failure to notify the Department of change in criminal history.
Revocation
November 5, 2020
Roberts, Crystal Nicole
Humble and/or Houston, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide requested information, failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
Revocation
December 10, 2021
Rodriguez, Henry Nelson
Los Fresnos and/or San Benito, TX 
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(44), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide requested information, failure to notify the Department of current mailing address, and failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
Revocation
August 2, 2021
Sandoval, Jr., Jose A. 
Kingsville, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failure to provide requested information and notify Department of an arrest for Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography.
Revocation
January 28, 2021
Sargent, William Neil
Milano/Rockdale, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension from June 11, 2021 through June 15, 2021
May 11, 2021
Schriber, Shirley Ann
Floresville, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.43(h)(2), 157.43(h)(17), 157.43(m)(3)(B), and 157.43(m)(3)(E) related to failure to provide supervision and oversight, failure to comply with the responsibilities of a course coordinator, and falsifying course completion certificates. 
24-month Probated Suspension
August 10, 2021
See, Alexander
Fort Worth/White Settlement, TX
Violated  EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(30), 157.36(b)(31) and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to provide requested information, criminal conduct resulting in a conviction for Intoxication Manslaughter with a Vehicle and failing to notify Department of arrest and change in criminal history.
Revocation
February 1, 2021
Shackelford County EMS
Albany, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(18), 157.11(n)(27)(J) and 157.16(c) related to failure to enforce its drug control policy so as to prevent misappropriation of controlled substances.
Administrative Penalty of $1875.00 
November 19, 2020
Shurmedic Training Institute LLC
Pleasanton, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 §§ 157.32(p)(1), 157.32(U)(2)(E), 157.32(U)(2)(S), and 157.32(U)(2)(E) related to failure to maintain records for initial or continuing education courses, failure to provide oversight in the overall operation of an education program, and falsifying a course completion certificate.
12-month Probated Suspension
May 25, 2021
Spivey, Travis Layton
Spring/Tomball, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to provide requested information, criminal conduct resulting in an arrest for Impersonating a Public Servant, Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence, and Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance and failing to notify Department of arrest. 
Revocation
January 29, 2021
Steckler, Ryan William
Houston, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code §§ 773.0614 related to conviction for ten (10) counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
Revocation
April 13, 2021
Stephens, Jody
Grand Prairie, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.33(m)(3) and 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(33) and 157.36(b)(35) related to testing positive on a random drug screen and failure to follow medical director's policy.
90-day Probated Suspension
November 25, 2020
Stewart, Jason Taylor
Federal Way, WA and/or Cypress, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24),  157.36(b)(44), 157.38(c) and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide requested documentation to the Department, failure to update change of address, and failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
90-day Probated Suspension
September 22, 2021
Stone, Kenneth Michael
Texas City/ Pasadena, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(47) related to failure to misrepresenting level of certification.
Reprimand
December 30, 2020
Turrentine, Karrie Renay
Humble, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension
February 10, 2021
Uresti, III, Paul D.
Arlington, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.33(l)(3), 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(38), and 157.36(b)(41) related to failure to follow Medical Director's Protocols, failure to transport a patient to the appropriate medical facility, failure to protect and/or advocate for patients from unnecessary risk of harm from another EMS certified or licensed personnel, and failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report.
12-month Probated Suspension
April 13, 2021
Vance, Casey Allen
Terrell, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(47), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance and presenting documentation to the Department that was not authenticated. 
Reprimand
May 26, 2021
Ward, Jonathan Tyler
Burleson and/or Blue Mound, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.0614 related to convictions for five (5) counts of Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography.
Revocation
November 5, 2020
White, Michael S.
Leander, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c) and 157.38(k)(5), related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE Compliance.
3-day Suspension
September 13, 2021
Wright, Russell W.
Texarkana and/or Katy, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)35) and 157.36(b)(41) related to engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of a patient by failing to follow medical director's protocols and failing to protect and/or advocate for patient from unnecessary risk to harm.
14-day Suspension followed by Probated Suspension until October 5, 2021
October 5, 2020
York, Beau T.
Crandall and/or Eustace, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.33(l)(3), 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(39), and 157.36(b)(40) related to failure to follow medical director's protocols, failure to contact medical control and/or the medical director for refusal of care, falsifying and/or failure to make accurate, complete, and/or clear patient care report.
6-month Probated Suspension
September 26, 2021


 

 

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