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.

Permanent Injunctions

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Electrical 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.

 

Cease and Desist Orders

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Barbers JOHNSON, PRESTON L
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77004
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # BAR20180013679
Date: 8/6/2018

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as or impersonating a licensed barber and/or performing or offering to provide barbering services for customers, clients, or the public.
Respondent performed barbering without the required license.
Barbers CAESAR, RONALD 
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77090
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # BAR20180011142
Date: 7/30/2018

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as or impersonating a licensed barber and/or performing or offering to provide barbering services for customers, clients, or the public; Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating or managing a barbershop.
Respondent performed barbering without the required license; Respondent operated a barbershop without holding the appropriate license.
Barbers OWENS, CHESTER L
Company: A CUT ABOVE BARBER & BEAUTY SHOP
City: DESOTO
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75115
License #: 730469
Complaint # BAR20180004170
Date: 7/6/2018

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating or managing a barbershop.
Respondent operated a barbershop without holding the appropriate license.
Driver Education and Safety KEYS DRIVING SCHOOL INC
City: THE COLONY
County: DENTON
Zip Code: 75056
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # DES20180007036
Date: 7/12/2018

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating a driver education school.
Respondent operated a driver education school without a license.
Electricians MOTLEY, MITCHELL J
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77024 License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ELC20180005179
Date: 8/6/2018

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.
Used Automotive Parts Recycler SAUCEDA, ANTONIO 
City: JUNCTION
County: KIMBLE
Zip Code: 76849
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # APR20180006141
Date: 7/30/2018

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, or performing as a Used Automotive Parts Employee, and from purchasing or selling used automotive parts.
Respondent acted as a used automotive parts employee without the appropriate used automotive parts employee license.

 

Licenses Revoked

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration BELL, CHARLES RUSSELL 
City: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75062
License #: 2281
Complaint # ACR20170020072
Date: 7/18/2018

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $6,000. The Respondent's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor license is revoked.
Respondent failed to obtain a mechanical work permit prior to commencing air conditioning and refrigeration work; Respondent failed to provide proper installation, service, or mechanical integrity by failing to properly seal the ducts and failed to install the correct filter for the system he installed; Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.
Licensed Breeders BARRETT, BARBARA
Company: YOURKIES N POODLES
City: GREENVILLE
County: HUNT
Zip Code: 75402
License #: 240
Complaint # BRE20180001393
Date: 6/26/2018

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $9,000. Respondent's Licensed Breeder license is revoked.
Respondent failed to allow Department inspectors to perform an inspection; Respondent allowed females in heat to be caged with males; Respondent failed to remove excreta from the primary enclosures; Respondent failed to develop, document, and follow an appropriate plan to provide dogs with the opportunity for daily exercise; Respondent failed to provide basic grooming to each animal as needed; Respondent failed to provide routine and preventative healthcare.
Cosmetology HERNANDEZ, ALICIA 
City: ANTHONY
County: OUT OF STATE
Zip Code: 88021
License #: 1286257
Complaint # COS20170023751
Date: 7/12/2018

The Respondent's Cosmetology 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 his renewal application.
Cosmetology TARANGO, SYLVIA 
City: ODESSA
County: ECTOR
Zip Code: 79766
License #: 1020576
Complaint # COS20180000065
Date: 7/12/2018

Respondent's Cosmetology Operator renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Cosmetology 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 her renewal application.
Cosmetology AVINA, CARINA 
City: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Zip Code: 79904
License #: 123606
Complaint # COS20180007387
Date: 7/6/2018

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000. Respondents Cosmetology Operator license is revoked.
Respondent allowed an individual to display her license who was not authorized to do so.
Cosmetology ARISPE, ANA L
City: LAREDO
County: WEBB
Zip Code: 78045
License #: 772560
Complaint # COS20180006262
Date: 5/29/2018

The Respondent's Cosmetology Beauty Salon license is revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.
Electricians

JACKSON, ADAM B
City: MARLIN
County: FALLS

Zip Code: 76661
License #: 296374
Complaint # ELC20170018942
Date: 7/12/2018

The 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 a crime that was committed within 5 years of his renewal application.
Electricians RAMIREZ, BRANDON 
City: PORT NECHES
County: JEFFERSON
Zip Code: 77651
License #: 246947
Complaint # ELC20170023295
Date: 7/6/2018

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $4,000. 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.
Electricians PEREZ, PEDRO 
City: WAXAHACHI
County: TRAVIS
Zip Code: 75165
License #: 159139
Complaint # ELC20180000284
Date: 6/28/2018

The Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.
Respondent failed to pay the renewal application fee and the dishonored payment fee.
Towing SEARCY, MARK 
City: KATY
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77493
License #: 29975
Complaint # TOW20180005934
Date: 8/7/2018

The Respondent's Incident Management Tow Truck Operator license is revoked.
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.
Towing/Vehicle Storage Facilities ELMORE, CLAYTON L
City: WACO
County: MCLENNAN
Zip Code: 76706
License #(s): 006424929C, 26692
Complaint # TOW20180009638
Date: 7/6/2018

The Respondent's Tow Company license, Vehicle Storage Facility license, and Dual Incident Management Tow Operator/VSF Employee license are revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.