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Compliance Actions - Tattoo and Body Piercing Studios

Compliance/Disciplinary Actions are taken by regulatory authorities in response to a violation of the law or rules. Different kinds of actions may be taken depending on the severity of the offense, the history of previous violations, efforts made to correct the violation, the harm to the victims, the likelihood of a repeat violation, and other matters related to each particular case. These actions are taken to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Texas.

For enforcement questions or concerns, please contact:

Jamie Wise 
Phone: (512) 834-4510

Penny Ravnell
Phone: (512) 834-6785

Marisa Sanchez
Phone: (512) 231-5798 

Ademola Olufemi
Phone: (737)  218-7074


Tattoo and Body Piercing Studios Disciplinary Actions
NameLicense NumberCity of ResidenceAlleged ViolationDisciplinary ActionDate of Action
Dana Pelzel, d/b/a/Lavender Falls Face & Body Spa
1003103 San Antonio, Tx
25 TAC, 229.406(a)(c), 2t TAC 229.407(d) and 25 TAC, 229.407(f)
Admin Penalty of $7,000.00 paid $350.00
01/29/19
Tracy Burton, dba River Rats Tattoos
1000893&1000391
New Braunfels, Tx
25 TAC, 229.407(h), 229.407(d)
Admin Penalty of $3,000.00 paid $300.00
7/16/18
Sisson Medical Products, LLC. 
0090367
Hurst, Tx
25 TAC 441(k)(3) and 431.21(a) Admin Penalty of $10,000.00 paid $1000.00
7/9/18
Dean Williams & Oliver Peck, dba Elm Street Tattoo
0013483
Dallas, Tx
25 TAC, 229.407(h), 229.407(d)
Admin Penalty of $9,000.00 paid $900.00
6/28/18
Gilbert Martinez & Miguel Chagolla, dba Firme Copias Empire
1002574
San Antonio, Tx
TAC, 229.406(j)
Admin Penalty of $2,000.00 paid $400.00
6/28/18
Jem Custom Ink, Corp., dba Custom Ink Tattoos & Body Piercing 0092147
San Antonio, Tx
229.407(d),  229.407(h), 229.407(f) and 229.401(d), 229.409(i) Admin Penalty of $10,000.00 paid $500.00
6/6/18
Josue Segura, dba Bold Stroke Studios 1001000
Dallas, Tx
229.407(f) and , 229.405(g) Admin Penalty of $4,000.00 paid $400.00
6/5/18
Laura Ann Lucas, d/b/a Skullaztyx Arts & Tattoos
1002190/1000919
Corpus Christi, Tx
25 TAC, 229.407(h), 229.407(d) and 229.404(c)
Admin Penalty of $4,000.00 paid $400.00
6/5/18
Tuan Le Art, LLC., d/b/a Cowabunga Ink.
1002055
Wichita Falls, Tx
229.406(j), and 229.407(f)
Admin Penalty of $4,000.00 paid $400.00
05/14/18
Vincent Cardena
001710
San Antonio, Tx
229.406(j)
Admin Penalty of $2,000.00 paid $200.00
05/14/18
Rosa Maria Denton, dba Rosie’s Body Piercing
1000365
Garland, Tx
TAC, 229.406(j) Admin Penalty of $2,000.00 paid $200.00
04/24/18
Butch Clark, dba Freedom Tattoos
0013471
Ennis, Tx
229.404(f)
Admin Penalty of $2,000.00 paid $200.00
03/09/18
Scott Klraer, dba Mom & Pops Tattoo Shop 00873534
Big Spring, Tx 25 TAC, 229.407(h), 229.407(d), 25 TAC, 229.407(f), 25 TAC, 229.404(c), 25 TAC, 229.404(f),  25 TAC, 229.406(e) and 229.404(h)
Admin Penalty of $12,000.00 paid $10,000.00
03/09/18
Jose Estrada, dba All Star Tattoos
1001509
Houston, Tx
229.407(d), 229.407(f) and 229.407(a)
Admin Penalty of $7,000.00 paid $700.00
03/09/18
Gabriel S. Flores, d/b/a Body Rites of Corpus
1001992/1000924
Corpus, Tx
229.407(f)
Admin Penalty of $2,000.00 paid $200.00
02/27/18
Edward Gracida, dba El Loco Tattoo
0077697
Harlingen, Tx
25 TAC, 229.401(c), 229.403(e), 25 TAC 407(f) and 25 TAC, 229.408(b) Admin Penalty of $11,000.00 paid $400.00
02/26/18
Baldomar Francisco Lopez, dba Rocko Tattoo
1000473
Houston, Tx
25 TAC, 229.407(f)
Admin Penalty of $2,500.00 paid $250.00
01/30/18
Carlos Ramirez, Voodoo Tattoo
0087563
San Antonio, Tx
 229.404(f)Admin Penalty of $2,500.00 paid $200.00
01/30/18

Last updated May 28, 2019