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Event Notification Report for January 17, 2001

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                              Event Reports For
                           01/16/2001 - 01/17/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37653       |
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| REP ORG:  FLORIDA BUREAU OF RADIATION CONTROL  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/08/2001|
|LICENSEE:  FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,|NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:14[EST]|
|    CITY:  FT. LAUDERDALE           REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        01/08/2001|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  FL |EVENT TIME:             [EST]|
|LICENSE#:  0109-1                AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/16/2001|
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|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |STEPHEN CAHILL       R2      |
|                                                |JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHARLEY ADAMS                |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN TROXLER GAUGE                                |
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| The following is taken from a faxed report:                                  |
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| A Troxler gauge containing 8 mCi Cs-137 and 40 mCi Am-241:Be was stolen.     |
| The Ft. Lauderdale Police case number is 013072.                             |
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| Florida DOT bright orange van parked at owners address was stolen sometime   |
| between 6 a.m. Sunday (7th) and 7 a.m. Monday (8th). A Troxler gauge was in  |
| a locked box in the van. The keys to the gauge were not in the van. The      |
| police have been notified.                                                   |
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| * * * UPDATE AT 1120 AM ON 1/16/01 BY CHARLES ADAMS TO FANGIE JONES * * *    |
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| The van and gauge were recovered on 1/13/01 in Plantation, FL.  The office   |
| was notified on 1/16/01.  The gauge was undisturbed in the van and is in     |
| custody of the owner.  The Florida Bureau of Radiation Control notified NRC  |
| Region II.                                                                   |
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| The R2DO (Charles Ogle) and NMSS EO (Joseph Holonich).                       |
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