Man charged with running illegal tattoo business

Posted at 5:03 PM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 18:24:57-04

Raymond Lee Veenstra (Photo from Kent County Sheriff’s Department)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Police say they have arrested a man on charges of running an illegal tattooing business.

Raymond Veenstra, 42, was charged by the Kent County Prosecutor with two counts of accosting a minor for immoral purposes and one count of general violations of the public health code.

The investigation centered on a business in the 500 block of Marietta NE.  Police say that several victims are cooperating.

Anyone with further information or may be a victim themselves, they should call police at 616-456-3400 to file a report.