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Disciplinary actions: Tattoos, body piercing, and body art

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

June 2018

Timeless Tattoo (Brian McCormick) – Monroe

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Timeless Tattoo (Michael James Phillips) – Monroe

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity, unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $2,000.

May 2018

Everett Tattoo Emporium (John Stuart Hales) – Everett

  • Finding: Unlicensed operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Black Label Tattoo (Jeremy Joseph Maurstad) – Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Kaos in Control (Justin Malangoni) – Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $2,000.

January 2018

Voodoo Tattoo (Jerry Lee Knutson) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop, no spore testing.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Tattoo's by King Jibri (Jibri Jaquill Kambui) — Bellevue

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop, unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

The Needle Witch Hannah Phillips) — Olympia

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

November 2017

Traditions Tattoo Studio (Cody Welton) — Arlington

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

21st Century Tattoo (King Sylvanus Lyon) — Long Beach

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop, safety and sanitation violations.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Traditions Tattoo Studio (Cody Welton) — Arlington

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

US Nails 1 (Julie Tran) — Longview

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: $500.

Pinky Farelly (Luis Jorge Jimenez) — Shelton

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct - Tattooing a minor.
  • Action: Fined $500

Infamous Tattoo (Jayme-Lee Davis) — Spokane

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Infamous Tattoo (Julio Sparks) — Spokane

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

September 2017

Lit Fuse Tattoo (Marco Hernandez) — Olympia

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Sal de Belleza Maximina (Ofelia Sivincha) — Burien

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined $500.

August 2017

Inkwells Studio (Abram James Nelson) — Bremerton

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Not Guilty Ink (Branden Norton) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Not Guilty Ink (John Forsyth) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Tattoo Technique (William Burgess) — Bremerton

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

3 Layers Deep Tattoo (Benjamin Adam Marshall) — Federal Way

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Lucky Lady Tattoo (Francisco Garcia) — Ferndale

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

American Dragon Tattoo (Marco Hernandez) — Olympia

  • Finding: Safety and sanitation violations, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Industry Tattoo (Joshua Nolan Hathaway) — Bellingham

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

July 2017

Thicker Than Water Tattooing (Jeffery Byrum) — Longview

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Forte' Mobile Tattoo Service (Aaron Carter) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Dragonfly Tattoo & Piercing (Keith Austin Sharer) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Metallic Mayhem Piercing (Steven David LaRue) — Oak Harbor

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Action: Fined $500.

The Bond Tattoo Society (Jami Cassandra Bond) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Action: Fined $500.

Betty Jeans 63rd Street Tattoo (Jessica Lee Marx) — Everett

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Action: Fined $500.

Black Tiger Tattoo (Blake Thomas Kennedy) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Action: Fined $500.

Past disciplinary actions

If you're interested in earlier disciplinary actions, email: plssunit@dol.wa.gov.

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