Stolen and recovered radioagraphy camera

On October 16th, 2017, at 10:00 hours UTC-6, The Comision Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias (the regulatory body) received a notification from a licensee that at 07:40 UTC-6, of the same day, a camera (SPEC 150 serial number 2295) containing an active source of 0.3 Ci of Ir-192 was stolen in downtown Tepic, Nayarit.
On October 18th. 2017, at 18:00 UTC, the licensee notified to the Regulatory Body that the source (inside its container) was found in the same city. Civil Protection and police authorities recovered the source safe and secure. There were no indications the source was taken out of the container (the security locks were not opened or damaged).
There were no indications any person was exposed to radiation.

Location: Tepic, Nayarit
Event date: Mon, 16-10-2017
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