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Former Engineer Sentenced for Operating a Train Under the Influence of Alcohol

On June 29, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa sentenced Steven Ochs to 36 months of supervised release, a $4,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment for operating a train under the influence of alcohol.
 
DOT-OIG conducted this investigation with the assistance of the Federal Railroad Administration.