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Two arrested for practicing medicine without a license in Jupiter

Arkimase Divinard, 22 (5)
(Courtesy: Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office)

(JUPITER, FL) – Authorities arrested a owner and employee of a cosmetic studio located in Jupiter after accusations of performing illegal cosmetic procedures.

According to Jupiter Police, an investigation with the Florida Department of Health at Aqua Laser Studio led them to the arrests of owner Donna Shuman, 54, and her employee, Johnathan Lopez-Oramas, 45.

The State Department of Health received a tip from a former employee that Lopez-Oramas was conducting a variety of cosmetic injections without a medical license.

The former employee stated that she witnessed Lopez-Oramas, known as J-Lo, conduct at least 50 injections into patients. She also told police that she never met or saw the doctor who the business was licensed under.

According to the department of health, Lopez-Oramas does not have a license to perform these injections and is not a registered nurse, physician’s assistant or doctor.

Based on the evidence gathered, investigators went undercover and right when Lopez-Oramas started to prep the officers skin for injections, police entered the building and arrested him.

Lopez-Oramas was hired by Shuman in August of 2022 to conduct the cosmetic procedures.

Shuman told officials she was not aware that Lopez-Oramas did not have a license. Police said they then informed her that it was her responsibility to know those things.

Both Shulman and Lopez-Oramas face multiple charges of practicing medicine without an active license while Lopez-Oramas also faces an additional charge of battery.

Police said charges are pending against a third person.