Safeguarding Consumers and Protecting Public Health and Safety

Listed below are some of TDLR’s most recent permanent injunctions, cease and desist orders, and license revocations. The respondents listed below are not authorized to perform, or offer to perform, licensed services in Texas. These orders represent actions taken by TDLR’s Executive Director and the Texas Commission of Licensing & Regulation to safeguard consumers and protect public health and safety.
To see ALL violations, including license revocations, suspensions, and fines, search TDLR’s Administrative Orders database. If you would like to report unlicensed activity, please file a complaint online.


Licenses Revoked

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

SEEMAN, MATTHEW
City: PFLUGERVILLE
County: TRAVIS
Zip Code: 78660
License #: 82318
Complaint # ACR20200003473

Date: 3/24/2020
The Respondent's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician license is revoked.

Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

WATTS, CAMERON D
City: NACOGDOCHES
County: NACOGDOCHES
Zip Code: 75964
License #: 91062
Complaint # ACR20200004213

Date: 3/3/2020
The Respondent's Certified Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician license is revoked.

Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.

Barbers

JORDAN, DERRICK
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77077
License #: 250345
Complaint # BAR20190012769

Date: 3/3/2020
Respondent's Class A Barber license renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Class A Barber license is revoked.

Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application; Applicant has a deferred adjudication disposition which makes them unfit to hold a license.

Barbers

SAMUELS, DUSTIN D
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77022
License #: 636183
Complaint # BAR20190008315

Date: 1/16/2020
Respondent's Class A Barber license number 636183 license is revoked. Applicant's Class A Barber license number 636183 is automatically denied.

Respondent made a false statement in connection with applying for or renewing a license.

Cosmetology

TRAN, THIEN DINH
City: GARLAND
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75044
License #: 1620975
Complaint # COS20190000531

Date: 2/5/2020
The Respondent's Cosmetology Operator license is revoked.

Respondent engaged in fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate, license, or permit.

Electricians

MASSEY, RYAN
City: PRINCETON
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75407
License #: 420564
Complaint # ELC20190011047

Date: 3/24/2020
Respondent's Apprentice Electrical renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Apprentice Electrical license is revoked

Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application.

Electricians

HOLMES, JOSHUA B
City: GARLAND
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75043
License #: 210640
Complaint # ELC20200001859

Date: 3/24/2020
Respondent's Apprentice Electrician renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation; Respondent lacks sufficient honesty, trustworthiness and integrity to hold a license.

Electricians

SMITH, HARMON J
City: HIGHLANDS
County: BRAZORIA
Zip Code: 77562
License #: 284116
Complaint # ELC20200000738

Date: 3/3/2020
Respondent's Electrical Apprentice license renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Electrical Apprentice license is revoked.

Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application; Applicant has a deferred adjudication disposition which should be considered a conviction for licensing purposes and said conviction is directly related to the occupation.

Electricians

LORANC, BRITTANY ANN
City: GEORGETOWN
County: WILLIAMSON
Zip Code: 78628
License #: 8496
Complaint # VSF20190010853

Date: 3/3/2020
Respondent's VSF Employee license renewal application is denied, and Respondent's VSF Employee license license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application.

Electricians

LAZCANO, JUAN J
City: AUSTIN
County: TRAVIS
Zip Code: 78728
License #: 478049
Complaint # ELC20200001094

Date: 3/3/2020
Respondent shall remit the dishonored payment processing fee of $50. The Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.

Respondent failed to pay the dishonored payment processing fee.

Electricians

LA ROCHE, CHARLES P
City: DAMON
County: BRAZORIA
Zip Code: 77430
License #: 35301
Complaint # ELC20190013109

Date: 3/16/2020
Respondent's Journeyman Electrician renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Journeyman Electrician license is revoked

Applicant has been convicted of a crime which has been designated a sexually violent offense in Article 62.001, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure; Respondent lacks sufficient honesty, trustworthiness and integrity to hold a license.

Electricians

GARCIA, ROGELIO E
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77089
License #: 305453
Complaint # ELC20190015017

Date: 2/20/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,500; The Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.

Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license or electrician license.

Electricians

CHIOVARO, DOUGLAS R
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77089
License #: 217884
Complaint # ELC20190002904

Date: 2/18/2020
Respondent's Journeyman Electrician renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Journeyman Electrician license is revoked.

Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application; Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history.

Electricians

GLORIA, CHRISTOPHER R
City: SEABROOK
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77586
License #: 410847
Complaint # ELC20190003305

 

Date: 2/5/2020

Applicant's Apprentice Electrician license application is denied. The Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history.

Electricians

THOMAS, CHARLES
City: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Zip Code: 78109
License #: 312375
Complaint # ELC20190007911

Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history. Applicant has a deferred adjudication disposition which makes them unfit to hold a license.

Licensed Breeders

GILBERT, MITCHELL D
City: HONEY GROVE
County: FANNIN
Zip Code: 75446
License #: 339
Complaint # BRE20180005306

Date: 2/20/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $11,000; The Respondent's Licensed Breeder license is revoked.

Respondent failed to properly clean and sanitize non-disposable food receptacles; Respondent failed to remove or prevent food waste and excessive accumulation of feces; Respondent failed to properly clean the primary enclosure; Respondent failed to keep the housing facility clean and in good repair; Respondent failed to establish and maintain an effective pest control program; Respondent failed to provide basic grooming; Respondent failed to develop and maintain a written health care management protocol approved by a veterinarian which addresses routine and preventative healthcare for each animal in the facility.

Massage Therapy

LU, HUI ZHU
City: PLANO
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75025
License #: ME2667
Complaint # MAS20190014761

Date: 3/24/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,750. Respondent's Massage Establishment license is revoked.

Respondent allowed an employee, to engage in sexual contact in the massage establishment.

Massage Therapy

NGUYEN, VICKI
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77024
License #: MT102379
Complaint # MAS20190004778

Date: 2/18/2020
The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Respondent was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense of prostitution and is not eligible for a license.

Massage Therapy

GUTIERREZ, SEAN
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77071
License #: MT120811
Complaint # MAS20180010050

Date: 2/5/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000. The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Respondent engage in sexual contact during a session with a client. The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Tow Company/Tow Operator

CARMONA, BARBARA A
City: SAN MARCOS
County: HAYS
Zip Code: 78666
License #(s): 6445634C, 40700
Complaint # TOW20190016348

Complaint # VSF20200001851

Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $34,000. $19,000 for TOW20190016348 and $15,000 for VSF20200001851. Respondent's Tow Company license and Incident Management Tow Operator license are Revoked.

On three occasions, Respondent failed to obtain insurance for each permitted tow truck. Respondent refused to permit or interfered with an inspection or investigation by an authorized representative of the Commission or Executive Director. On three occasions, Respondent failed to obtain insurance for the insured facility.

Tow Operator

TORRES, SULEMA
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77074
License #: 45496
Complaint # TOW20190009671

Date: 3/16/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $50.00

Respondent failed to pay the dishonored payment processing fee. Respondent's Incident Management license is revoked.

Tow Operator

HERNANDEZ, ANDRES
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77074
License #: 48191
Complaint # TOW20190009673

Date: 2/5/2020
Respondent shall remit the dishonored payment processing fee of $50. The Respondent's Incident Management Operator license is revoked.

Respondent has failed to pay for the dishonored payment processing fee.

Tow Operator

PENA, EDUARDO
City: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Zip Code: 78597
License #: 35597
Complaint # TOW20190014463

Date: 1/10/2020
The Respondent's Incident Management Tow Operator license #35597 is revoked.

Respondent made a false statement in connection with applying for or renewing a license.

Tow Operator

BLEAM, CHRISTOPHER M
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77064
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # TOW20180015824

Complaint # TOW20190006143

Date: 1/2/2020
Respondent's Incident Management Tow Operator application is denied, and Respondent's Consent Tow Operator license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application; Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.

Vehicle Storage Facility

LORANC, BRITTANY ANN
City: GEORGETOWN
County: WILLIAMSON
Zip Code: 78628
License #: 8496
Complaint # VSF20190010853

Date: 3/3/2020
Respondent's VSF Employee license renewal application is denied, and Respondent's VSF Employee license license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application.

Vehicle Storage Facility

HARRISON, TARRA
City: FORT WORTH
County: TARRANT
Zip Code: 76120
License #: 12849
Complaint # VSF20190008360

Date: 3/3/2020
Respondent's VSF Employee license renewal application is denied, and Respondent's VSF Employee license is revoked.

Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application.

Vehicle Storage Facility

HERNANDEZ, ARMANDO
City: JUNCTION
County: KIMBLE
Zip Code: 76849
License #: 649264VSF
Complaint # VSF20180006086

Date: 2/18/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $43,000; The Respondent's Vehicle Storage Facility license is revoked.

Respondent allowed a tow truck which is not permitted under Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 2308, to enter the storage area of the facility; Respondent operated a vehicle storage facility in the State of Texas without holding the appropriate license; Respondent failed to obtain insurance for the VSF Facility; Respondent failed to cooperate with the inspector.

 


Cease and Desist Orders

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

RAMBSEL, KRIS J
City: ALBA
County: WOOD
Zip Code: 75410
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ACR20190012606

Date: 4/21/2020
Respondent is ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor.

Respondent performed air conditioning contracting without first obtaining the required license.

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

PENTECOST, KYLE
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77005
License #: 49048
Complaint # ACR20200005995

Date: 2/4/2020
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor.

Respondent performed and/or offered to perform air conditioning and refrigeration contracting without first obtaining the required license.

Barbers

CONLEY, WALTER T
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77077
License #: 234074
Complaint # BAR20200005534

Date: 4/8/2020
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating or managing a barbershop.

Respondent performed barbering without the required license.

Barbers

JONES, WILLIAM S
City: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Zip Code: 79908
License #: 645384
Complaint # BAR20190017181

Date: 1/28/2020
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as a Class A Barber.

Respondent performed barbering without the required license.

Cosmetology

HEREDIA, JOHNNIE
City: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Zip Code: 79924
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # COS20190011979

Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from performing or attempting to perform as a cosmetologist.

Respondent performed or attempted to perform a practice of cosmetology without a license.

Electrical Contractors

HINES, DUANE C
City: RICHMOND
County: FORT BEND
Zip Code: 77406
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ELC20180005863

Date: 3/16/2020
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an electrical contractor.

Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license or electrician license.

Massage Therapy

YU, MAHALLY
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77072
License #: ME3543
Complaint # MAS20180016350

Date: 3/24/2020
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating a place of business in which massage therapy and/ or other massage services is offered and/or performed.

Respondent operated a massage establishment without a license.

Massage Therapy

BOYD, STEPHEN M
City: DALLAS
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75248
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # MAS20190012861

Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to provide work as massage therapist.

Respondent performed or attempted to perform a practice of massage therapy without a license.

Massage Therapy

Company: BLUE SKY SPA
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77015
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # MAS20190013251

Date: 1/28/2020
Respondent is ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to provide work as a massage therapist and/or massage establishment.

Respondent operated a place of business in which massage therapy is practiced without first obtaining a massage establishment license from the Department.

 


Permanent Revocations

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order

Cosmetology

Company: PACIFIC BEAUTY ACADEMY INC
City: DALLAS
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75243
License #: 705199
Complaint # COS20170012926

Date: 9/12/2018
The Respondent's Cosmetology Private Post-Secondary license is revoked. Respondent is permanently restrained and enjoined from any association with a private beauty culture school or barber school (COS/BAR school), or assisting others in any manner, expressly or by implication, in associating with a COS/BAR school in the State of Texas, and he agrees to permanently dissociate himself, both now and in the future, from any COS/BAR school in the State of Texas; Respondent understands that the duration of his permanent disassociation and injunction from COS/BAR schools is lifelong.

Respondent submitted fraudulent hours to the Department on behalf of students who paid him for those hours.

Massage Therapy

SALGADO, STING RAY
City: BEDFORD
County: TARRANT
Zip Code: 76095
License #: MT127734
Complaint # MAS20180006907

Date: 9/17/2019
Respondent's Massage Therapist license is Revoked.

Respondent engage in sexual contact during a session with a client.

 


Permanent Injunctions

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order

Electrical Contractors

HOLLOWAY, JOSHUA J
City: SPRING
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77381
License: Not Licensed

Date: 6/11/2018
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an electrical contractor.

Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license.

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration / Electrical Contractors

SMITH, DANNY BRYAN

City: SPRING

County: HARRIS

Zip Code: 77388

License: Not Licensed

Date: 9/12/2019

Defendant is immediately restrained from performing or offering to perform air conditioning and refrigeration services without a license, and from performing or offering to perform non-exempt electrical services without a license.

Defendant refused to stop performing, and offering to perfuming, air conditioning and refrigeration services and electrical services without a license. He failed to submit to department efforts to cease his operations and we proceeded to the District Court for Injunctive Relief.