Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meat
A man has been arrested near Nyon in canton Vaud for carrying 72 kilos of illegally imported meat and cosmetic products and had a bulldog in the car which was being transported in filthy conditions.
Police stopped the car with a trailer on the A1 near the Nyon exit. The 47-year-old was also towing a trailer illegally.
The dog was in a cage surrounded by its own excrement and had no water available. The dog had also been brought into Switzerland without being properly cleared by customs.
The man faces several tax charges, as well as animal cruelty and road offences.