Coop robbers sentenced to jail

Coop robbers sentenced to jail

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Two men have been sentenced to 8 and 9 years in jail after robbing a Coop store in Geneva.
Tourist, 66, jailed for falling off bike

Tourist, 66, jailed for falling off bike

Jan. 27, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
A German tourist had to spend two days in jail for falling off his bike in Schaffhausen.
'Worst child molester in Switzerland' to be released

'Worst child molester in Switzerland' to be released

Dec. 20, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
A man who’s been labeled as the ‘worst child molester in Switzerland’ is to be released.
Man jailed for murdering grandmother

Man jailed for murdering grandmother

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:37 a.m.
A man has been jailed for 18 years for the brutal murder of his own grandmother in Caslano in canton Ticino. 
Women sentenced to jail for protesting climate change

Women sentenced to jail for protesting climate change

Oct. 29, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Two women protesting climate change over the summer have been sentenced to 80 days in jail by a Zurich court.
Drivers who see an accident and don't stop could face jail

Drivers who see an accident and don't stop could face jail

Oct. 23, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
The motoring organization the TCS is warning drivers who fail to stop to offer help if they see an accident on the ro...
Telemarketer jailed for aggressively offering to stop unwanted telemarketing calls

Telemarketer jailed for aggressively offering to stop unwanted telemarketing calls

Oct. 18, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
A telemarketer has been jailed for two years for misleading and aggressive techniques. 
Italian driver caught at 191 kph in 80 zone

Italian driver caught at 191 kph in 80 zone

Oct. 15, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
An Italian driver faces jail after blasting through a village in canton Zurich at 191 kph in an 80 zone. 
Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9

Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A man has been jailed for six years and banned from working with children for 10 years after being convicted by a Gen...
Grandmother spends night in jail for CHF 300.-

Grandmother spends night in jail for CHF 300.-

Sept. 4, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
A 75-year-old grandmother had to spend a night in jail due to a health insurance mix-up.
Prisoners evacuated after fire in jail

Prisoners evacuated after fire in jail

May 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Several prisoners had to be evacuated from a jail in Fribourg after a fire broke out in a cell. 
Man dies in detention for non-payment of fine

Man dies in detention for non-payment of fine

May 7, 2019, 6:22 a.m.
A Sri Lankan man has died in a jail in Lucerne. The 42-year-old was serving a short sentence for the non-payment of a...
Victim says drunk driver's sentence won't fix injuries

Victim says drunk driver's sentence won't fix injuries

March 8, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to three years in jail for causing a serious accident while driving drunk, without a licence...
Jail possible for speeding young motorcyclist

Jail possible for speeding young motorcyclist

March 1, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
A young motorcyclist could go to jail for four years after being caught speeding at 146 kph on a road in canton Aarga...
Majority of prisoners not Swiss citizens

Majority of prisoners not Swiss citizens

Feb. 7, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Switzerland is locking up more foreigners – and many of those don’t even live in the country.
Australian visitor faces jail for 2015 speeding

Australian visitor faces jail for 2015 speeding

Feb. 7, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Swiss police never forget.
Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail time

Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail time

Dec. 13, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A man in Zurich will be spared jail if he agrees to psychiatric treatment after being found guilty of inappropriately...
Student faces deportation after 9 speeding accusations

Student faces deportation after 9 speeding accusations

Nov. 26, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
A 26 year old student is facing jail after being accused of excessive speeding nine times – always in rental cars.
Gotthard tunnel speeding driver finally serves time

Gotthard tunnel speeding driver finally serves time

Oct. 17, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Has justice finally been served?
Prosecutors take roadworks speeding offence to Federal Court

Prosecutors take roadworks speeding offence to Federal Court

Oct. 3, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
The Geneva prosecutor’s office has made sure a speeding driver will feel the full force of the law by appealing...
Famous speeding case car up for auction

Famous speeding case car up for auction

Sept. 26, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
You could own the car involved in one of the most famous speeding cases in Switzerland.
Man faces jail after fake bomb threat

Man faces jail after fake bomb threat

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A fake bomb threat could see a 24-year-old jailed if he can’t pay the fine. In November 2016 the man called the...
Canton Schwyz clamps down on those seeking deliberate jail time

Canton Schwyz clamps down on those seeking deliberate jail time

Sept. 7, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
With winter on the way, some homeless people would prefer to spend the season in jail than on the streets.
Drug smuggler home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

Drug smuggler home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

July 24, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A Frenchman who has been held in Indonesia for 18 years after trying to smuggle drugs into Bali has flown into Geneva...
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