Stolen radioactive material

A portable CPN moisture/density gauge, Model #MC1, containing two sealed sources of radioactive material was stolen at approximately 16:20 hours (UTC-6) on August 1st, 2017, in San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The gauge contains approximately 209 MBq of Cesium - 137 and 1.77 GBq of Americium - 241.
On August 2nd. 2017, at approximately 20:20 hours (UTC-6), the stolen equipment was recovered.
The density gauge was inside its container, and radiation levels of the device were normal, and there was no risk to the public.

Location: San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo León
Event date: Tue, 01-08-2017
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