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Mason City man arrested for illegal tattoo operation

Ian McIntire

MASON CITY, Iowa (FOX47) -- A 20-year-old from Mason City has been arrested for an illegal tattoo operation.

Ian McIntire, also known as "Breezy," is charged with seven counts of tattooing a person under the age of 18 without a license, operating a tattoo establishment without a permit, and ongoing criminal conduct.

Mason City Police said they arrested McIntire on Tuesday.

The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health said if you get a tattoo from someone who isn't licensed, you should get tested for diseases like HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

McIntire is currently being held at Cerro Gordo County Jail on $25,000 bond.

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