Courtesy of Des Moines Police Dept. and WSS archives
Early Wednesday morning, police sergeant and West High alum Anthony Beminio ’96 was shot and killed in Des Moines, IA. The murder of Beminio was linked to the killing of Urbandale police officer Justin Martin, as both ambush attacks took place within two miles of each other shortly after 1 a.m on Wednesday. The suspect in custody is Scott Michael Greene of Urbandale. Beminio was an 11 year veteran of the Des Moines police force and was a student resource officer at Roosevelt and East high schools in Des Moines. He is survived by his wife and two children.