Man accused of armed robberies 'didn't want to hurt anyone'

Man accused of armed robberies 'didn't want to hurt anyone'

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A man is in a Geneva court accused of a string of armed robberies. 
Migros accused of theft espionage

Migros accused of theft espionage

Jan. 17, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The Migros supermarket chain is being accused of spy-like activities after delaying action when they detected a 16-ye...
Policeman acquitted of CHF 6,000 watch theft

Policeman acquitted of CHF 6,000 watch theft

Nov. 19, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A Geneva policeman has been acquitted of stealing a watch worth more than CHF 6,000 at the International Watch Fair i...
Geneva police hunt knife robbers and bag snatchers

Geneva police hunt knife robbers and bag snatchers

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Geneva police say they’re actively investigating a spate of robberies around the Usine night club in the Joncti...
Man tries to find bike owner after drunken theft

Man tries to find bike owner after drunken theft

May 14, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
A man is trying to track down the owner of a bike he stole when drunk in Basel.
Yet another ATM blown up in Ticino

Yet another ATM blown up in Ticino

May 13, 2019, 6:38 a.m.
Another cash machine has been blown up in canton Ticino. The fifth time in as many months.
Former policeman sentenced after traffic fine theft

Former policeman sentenced after traffic fine theft

April 3, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
A former local policeman in Richterswil in canton Zurich has been given 2 years suspended prison sentence after being...
Violent crime rates stabilise across country

Violent crime rates stabilise across country

March 26, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
The number of violent crimes in Switzerland is stable, thefts are down but fraud is up.
Police officer caught pocketing parking ticket cash

Police officer caught pocketing parking ticket cash

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
A small-town police officer has been suspended under suspicion of pocketing the cash from parking tickets for years.
Fleeing banker jailed for stealing CHF 15m from clients

Fleeing banker jailed for stealing CHF 15m from clients

Jan. 15, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
Despite an elaborate plan, a banker from Ticino is now in jail after trying to steal CHF 15m from his customers.
Lyon prosecutors seek Geneva police help in elderly theft case

Lyon prosecutors seek Geneva police help in elderly theft case

Nov. 13, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
French prosecutors in Lyon are asking Geneva police for information regarding thefts from elderly people.
Self-scanning checkouts may encourage more theft

Self-scanning checkouts may encourage more theft

Oct. 16, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Supermarket staff are under more pressure due to the introduction of self-scanning checkouts as they’re forced ...
Facebook post tracks down stolen food truck

Facebook post tracks down stolen food truck

Aug. 29, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
A food truck owner in Vaud got his stolen trailer back after a plea on Facebook.
Food truck found after Facebook posting

Food truck found after Facebook posting

Aug. 27, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
A food truck owner in Vaud got his stolen trailer back after a plea on Facebook.
Suspected thief sets car on fire as she tries to steal it

Suspected thief sets car on fire as she tries to steal it

July 26, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
A woman suspected of trying to steal a car, which then burst into flames, has been arrested by police in the canton o...
Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

July 23, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A husband and wife, who were with their 10-year-old daughter, have been arrested after they allegedly attacked a taxi...
BMW owners warned of spate of thefts around Lake Geneva

BMW owners warned of spate of thefts around Lake Geneva

June 22, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
BMW owners around Lake Geneva are being warned thieves are targeting their cars for the accessories.
Oil painting taken from Geneva street

Oil painting taken from Geneva street

May 24, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
A Geneva woman is trying to track down an old oil painting that’s been in her family for many years, but was ta...
Police embarrassed by stolen speed camera

Police embarrassed by stolen speed camera

May 15, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Aargau cantonal police were trying to hide the embarrassing fact a temporary speed camera was stolen only a few minut...
Geneva banker on trial for fraud

Geneva banker on trial for fraud

Jan. 16, 2018, 5:58 a.m.
A banker is on trial in Geneva for allegedly funneling funds away from wealthy Eastern European clients.
Two women arrested for stealing the post in Ticino

Two women arrested for stealing the post in Ticino

Nov. 24, 2017, 6:25 a.m.
Two women have been arrested in Ticino for stealing the post.  The 40 and 47 year olds were working in a sorting...
Zurich taxi driver charged with credit card fraud

Zurich taxi driver charged with credit card fraud

June 8, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
A Zurich taxi driver has been arrested for spending more than CHF 100,000 on stolen credit cards.
Aargau police hunt for theft victim

Aargau police hunt for theft victim

May 16, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Police in canton Aargau are searching for the owner of CHF 3,000 which was stolen – but the thief handed himsel...
TCS calls for better car security

TCS calls for better car security

March 22, 2017, 6:01 a.m.
The Swiss motoring organisation, the TCS, is calling on car manufacturers to ditch keyless entry systems until the se...
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