Disciplinary actions: Tattoos, body piercing, and body art

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

January 2015

Reign City Royalty (Brandon Apodaca) — Puyallup

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

December 2014

Clever Rebel (Joe Meyer) — Federal Way

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

November 2014

Inflictions Tattoo and Skate (Robert James Paul) — Puyallup

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

September 2014

Artful Dodger Tattoo (Christopher Joseph Barnard) — Kent

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

Boar Head Tattoo (Matthew Wayne Hamblin) — Airway Heights

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

July 2014

Germans Tattoo (Mario C German)— Lakewood

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

Everett Tattoo Emporium (Peter Alexander Stephens) — Everett

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

June 2014

Panther Risling — Shelton

  • Finding: Unlicensed operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

LST-Living Skin Tattoo (Geddy L Anderson) — Spokane Valley

  • Finding: Unlicensed operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

Thrasher Tattoo (Kyle Gonzales) — Oak Harbor

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

Thrasher Tattoo dba Metallic Mayhem Piercing (Steve LaRue) — Oak Harbor

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

Supergenius Tattoo (Damon Conklin) — Seattle

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

Brooke Nelson — Cathlamet

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

May 2014

Dina S Good Salon (Dina S. Good) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

Apocalypse Tattoo (Eddie Balderas) — Seattle

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

Apocalypse Tattoo (Benjamin Moss) — Seattle

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

Blind Guy Tattoo (Mark Griffy) — Centralia

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop
  • Action: Fined $1000.

April 2014

Seattle Beautiful Skin (Lynda Ivans) — Seattle

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

Cicada Tattoo (Daniel Lewis Lovre) — Seattle

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

Cicada Tattoo (William M. Bodnar) — Seattle

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

Danny Flores Velador — Burlington

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

March 2014

The Secret Handshake Tattoo (Kyle Joseph Stacher) — Vancouver

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

Past disciplinary actions

If you’re interested in earlier disciplinary actions, please contact us at plssunit@dol.wa.gov.

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