FROM a dance teacher accused of sex crimes against a child to a brother and sister charged with corruption, here is a summary of crimes across Berkshire this week:


A BROTHER and sister are due in court after being charged with corruption involving organised crime groups.

Catherine Arrol, 28, a former Thames Valley Police (TVP) call handler, and her brother John Arrol, 38, have been charged following an Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation.

Read more of this story here: Thames Valley Police call handler corruption charges with brother

They appeared together at Reading Magistrates Court on Wednesday (October 11) where they were told they could no longer contact each other.


FOOTAGE has been published revealing a potential fight that has broken out in Reading after a football match this week.

Groups of people can be seen gathered outside Select Car Leasing Stadium following the Reading vs Swindon EFL trophy match on Tuesday evening (October 10) which saw the latter take the win, five to nil.

Read more of this story here: Fight breaks out after Reading vs Swindon football match

The first video shows several hooded people can be seen gathered around someone laying on the floor, reportedly being kicked.

A second video seemingly shows two people laying on the floor injured while security in high-vis vests control the situation.


This is the moment an argument descended into a fight outside The Oracle shopping centre in Reading. 

The incident occurred near the McDonalds and Cafe Nero in broad daylight on Tuesday, October 10.

Read more of this story here: Fight breaks out near The Oracle, Reading caught on video

An eyewitness, who recorded the video, said a group of friends were having coffee when a man approached them asking for a cigarette.

He said there appeared to be some miscommunication before the fight broke out.


A WOODLEY dance company owner has been charged with child sex crimes. 

Richard Still, director of Vibez Dance Ballroom and Latin School, appeared at Reading Magistrates' Court on Tuesday charged with eight offences. 

Read more of this story here: Woodley dance teacher Richard Still charged with child sex crimes

The 38-year-old dance champion has been charged with forcing a child to look at sexual images, causing or inciting sexual exploitation of a child.

He has also been charged with making and possessing indecent images, engaging in sexual communications and three counts of sexually abusing a child.