TTPD Arrests Man for Tattooing Two 14 Year Old Boys


According to the Texarkana, Texas Police Department a Texarkana, Texas man has been arrested for tattooing two fourteen year old boys.

The Texarkana, Texas Police Department arrested Christopher Earl West, 41, on Sunday afternoon following an investigation into the tattooing of the teenagers. After receiving reports from the teenagers’ parents, Detective Shawn Jacobs determined that West had tattooed the pair at his home in the 2200 block of Hazel Street where he was running an unlicensed tattoo business under the name of Wild West Tattoos.

West has been charged with two counts of “Tattoos Prohibited for Certain Persons”, a class A misdemeanor which carries a maximum punishment of a one year in jail and a $4000 fine. Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Texarkana, Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crimestoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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