Harris County, Texas – April 25, 2019: Constable Mark Herman’s Emissions Task Force Unit conducted an investigation into the Allied Lube, also known as Jiffy Lube #2298, located in the 13000 block of Louetta Road. This location is a licensed State vehicle inspection station allegedly conducting unlawful motor vehicle inspections, according to Harris County Precinct 4.
The investigation revealed that over a five day period, Allied Lube employees, Edgar Alvarez, Samuel Gregory Kilpatrick, Jacob Levi Simmons, Jonathan Lionel Stephens, and Austin Daniel Nichols failed to conduct State mandated safety inspections on numerous vehicles.
As a result of the investigation, Constable Investigators filed two counts of Tampering with a Governmental Record on each suspect.
Edgar Alvarez, Samuel Kilpatrick, Jacob Simmons, Jonathan Stephens, and Austin Nichols are all currently wanted by law enforcement.
“This type of criminal activity contributes to health-threatening pollution. In addition, it affords the opportunity for unsafe vehicles to be driven on a public roadway due to not meeting the minimum safety standards.” – Constable Mark Herman