Man charged with murdering two Des Moines cops pleads not guilty

46 year old Urbandale resident Scott Michael Greene is being sought by investigator for shooting of 2 Des Moines police officers

46 year old Urbandale resident Scott Michael Greene is being sought by investigator for shooting of 2 Des Moines police officers

DES MOINES, Iowa – The man charged with the murders of two metro police officers has pleaded not guilty, reports WHO.

Online court records show 46-year-old Scott Greene, of Urbandale, entered a written plea of not guilty Wednesday in Polk County Court. A demand for a speedy trial was also made. He faces two counts of first degree murder.

Greene was arrested after officials say he shot and killed Des Moines police officer Sgt. Tony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin in the early morning hours of Nov. 2. Both officers were shot in their vehicles.

A trial date has not yet been scheduled.