Man dies in detention for non-payment of fineMay 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 injuriesMarch 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 motorcyclistMarch 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 citizensFeb. 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 speedingFeb. 7, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Swiss police never forget.
Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail timeDec. 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 accusationsNov. 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 timeOct. 17, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Has justice finally been served?
Prosecutors take roadworks speeding offence to Federal CourtOct. 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 auctionSept. 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 threatSept. 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 timeSept. 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 jailJuly 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...
Security review after two more prisoners escapeJuly 24, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Security measures at a detention centre in Geneva are under review after two prisoners escaped at the weekend.
As many as 250 Swiss citizens locked up in foreign jails every yearJuly 23, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Each year, around 250 Swiss citizens end up in foreign prisons, according to figures released by the Federal Departme...
Farmer jailed for animal mistreatmentMay 1, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
A farmer from canton Solothurn will be going to jail after allowing some of his cows to starve to death.
Driver sentenced to 5 years in jail for causing death running red lightJan. 19, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
A 39 year old driver has been sentenced to five and a half years in jail for jumping a red light and causing the deat...
Teacher jailed and banned after abuse of 13 year oldNov. 27, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
A 26 year old teacher has been jailed for 5 years and banned from teaching for life after he met a 13 year old on the...
Thurgau man sentenced to jail for luring underage boys onlineNov. 3, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
A Thurgau man has been sentenced to three years and seven months in jail for luring underage boys for sex through the...
19 year old driver faces jail after speedingSept. 19, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
A 19 year old has had his driving licence taken away, his car seized and faces jail after being caught by a speed cam...
Speeder who crashed into president faces jailAug. 11, 2017, 3:36 a.m.
A speeding driver who crashed into the president’s car last September faces up to four years in jail.
Geneva rapist and murder faces decades in jail - but could be paroledMay 25, 2017, 5:32 a.m.
A Geneva court has jailed for life the rapist and murderer Fabrice A. But judges refused to rule the killer should ne...
Man jailed in Geneva for beating daughterMarch 13, 2017, 6:09 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to 5 months in prison for beating his 13 year old daughter with an electric cable.
Vaud doctor jailed for not paying taxFeb. 13, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
A Vaud doctor has been sentenced to two years in jail for not paying tax or AVS for himself or his staff for 10 years.