Tag: Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS)

Feds Want To Limit Time, Extent Of Video Evidence Accused Child Rapist Can View

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal prosecutors are fighting to limit how and when Charlotte Amalie High School track coach and hall monitor Alfredo Bruce Smith can review evidence against him — including sexually explicit videos and documents involving underage students, as first reported in the Virgin Islands Daily News. U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller […]

OPEN LETTER: Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin On CAHS Child Rape Arrest

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) condemns the abuse of children in every form and holds the safety and wellbeing of students as top priorities. With the recent arrest of one of our employees for alleged molestation of multiple minors and production of child pornography, my team and I are deeply troubled by these […]

Photos Of Accused Child Rapist Alfredo Bruce Smith Released To Social Media

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The first photos of the St. Thomas track coach accused or raping or molesting at least six CAHS male students in his care at the high school have been released to social media. Many of the photos of Alfredo Bruce Smith, 50, of St. Thomas, show him to be a high-spirited individual […]

CAHS Track Coach Arrested By Feds On Production Of Child Pornography Charges

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A CAHS track coach who took nude videos of boys’ genitals at the high school and allegedly raped and molested them as well has been arrested by federal authorities. Alfredo Bruce Smith, 50, of St. Thomas, was arrested today on a criminal complaint related to his alleged molestation of multiple minors and […]

CAHS Parent Who Attended May 21 Hybrid Graduation Tests Positive For COVID-19

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed today that a parent who attended the Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) hybrid graduation ceremony has tested positive for COVID-19. According to health officials, the parent’s exposure period began prior to their attendance at the May 21 ceremony on the CAHS campus; the infection did […]

Savan Man Who Led Police On High-Speed Chase … Arrested For ‘Assaulting’ Daughter, Firing Gun Near Mother’s Head: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who led police on a dangerous high-speed chase through downtown streets and past schools nearly two years to the day — has been arrested again — this time for “assaulting” his own daughter and discharging a weapon next to her mother’s head in Estate Fortuna on Tuesday, authorities […]

Governor Bryan Remembers Longtime CAHS Principal Ruth Thomas On St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ruth E. Thomas, a former principal of Charlotte Amalie High School, who was known for being stern but fair, died after a lengthy illness on St. Thomas. She was 94. Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement remembering esteemed St. Thomas educator Ruth Thomas, who passed away Monday.  “It is with a […]

2 Males Shot In Sion Farm Monday Night, 16-Year-Old Boy Dies In Hail Of Gunfire

CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating the shooting of two males — at least one of them a minor — that left at least one teenager dead in Sion Farm last night, authorities said. Tintawee Christian, 16, of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas was positively identified by next of kin as being the murder victim, the Virgin […]

St. Thomas Student Kandis Gumbs Wins Two University Music Awards In Illinois

GREENVILLE, Illinois — How do you put the story of your journey from freshman to graduating senior into a modern song that wins university awards? Kandis Gumbs, who is graduating tomorrow from Greenville University in Illinois after earning a bachelor’s degree in commercial music, has won two awards this week for her original song “New […]

EXCLUSIVE! VIPD MEMO: ‘Be On Lookout’ BOLO For Alla H. Salem on St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department has issued a BOLO or “Be On The Lookout” for a St. Thomas native with a possible connection to the black flags incident at the Cyril E. King International Airport today. The BOLO says the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Unit and Criminal Intelligence Unit […]