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The Lyon Bar Association asks Éric Dupond-Moretti to put an end to prison overcrowding

This is a motion that was recently adopted by the Council of the Bar Association of Lyon. Under the presidency of the Bâtonnière Marie-Josèphe Laurent, its members wished to question the Minister of Justice, Éric Dupond-Moretti. Regretting that in France, 71,819 people are detained while prison establishments have only 60,719 places combined, the motion asks … Read more

A grand prix dog race in Villeurbanne!

Animations, music and… a dog race. Here is the program announced by the municipality of Villeurbanne for this colorful weekend. Behind this project, an artist: Jean-Luc Courcoult, also author and director for the company Royal de Luxe. The latter has carte blanche, as part of the French Capital of Culture label, awarded to Villeurbanne this … Read more

he is assaulted with a shard for a dog story

A bottle attack occurred last Friday. The facts took place last Friday night, rue Saint Mathieu in Meyzieu. A 23-year-old young man was then joining other individuals when an altercation broke out. He was hit in the neck with a bottle shard. Hospitalized, he obtained 10 days of ITT without his vital prognosis being engaged. … Read more

locked in unsanitary housing, birds and cats saved by the SPA

Four cats and seven birds were taken care of by the SPA in a “poor general condition“, after an intervention in a house in the east of Lyon. The SPA appealed to the national police and the municipal police to “rescue several animals held in poor conditions“.”Due to the advanced state of unsanitary conditions of … Read more

neighbor who shot cats sentenced to suspended prison sentence

A resident of Reyrieux in Ain was given a six-month suspended prison sentence on Tuesday for shooting cats in his neighborhood with a pellet gun. The man had been arrested last January by the gendarmerie of Trevoux. In two years, a dozen cats had been victims of rifle fire and three of them had died. … Read more

Dog owners furious with environmentalists

Hen or rooster? This is often what we hear when we get a spikelet. In Lyon, we rather ask ourselves: cat or dog? Activists from the BICALY collective denounce the proliferation of spikelets, which are very harmful to urban animals, due to the city’s ecological policy. The City of Lyon and the Metropolis, in accordance … Read more

he steals a lawyer’s wallet and uses her bank card

The facts date back to last April. On the 26th of the month, a man went to a lawyer’s office located rue Juliette-Récamier, in the 6th arrondissement of Lyon. He took advantage of a moment of inattention from the latter to steal his wallet which contained several bank cards. Subsequently, the suspect was able to … Read more

the couple accused of having already hidden around thirty remains near Lyon in 2020

The couple, accused of having concealed 62 corpses of cats in a freezer or in flowerpots in the Loire, acted in recidivism. According to Le Progrès, the SPA of Lyon had discovered in March 2020 around thirty corpses of cats and the remains of a dog, in the freezer of a house in Villette-d’Anthon, in … Read more

a memorial for the billions of animals killed erected in Old Lyon

This Sunday, for the first time Lyon will host the NARD, National Animal Rights Day. This annual day commemorates “the billions of animals that have been abused and killed during the year by humans, in factory farms, slaughterhouses, fur farms, laboratories, hunting grounds, circuses, zoos, rodeos, etc.” From 2 p.m., in front of the Saint-Jean … Read more

he steals a spare key and robs the restaurant

The first facts date back to April 4. During the day on Monday, a young man entered a restaurant located rue Henri-IV in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon to steal a duplicate key. In the evening, once the establishment closed, he returned to steal the entire contents of the cash register. He also took care … Read more