Ex-WWE Star Charged After ‘Aggravated Assault’

Professional wrestling can be as intense outside the ring as it is inside, and it’s not uncommon for wrestlers to find themselves in the midst of real-life controversies. One such incident that grabbed headlines last year involved AEW wrestler Cash Wheeler. He found himself in hot water when he was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm. In this article, we delve into the details of this case, its implications, and what it could mean for Cash Wheeler’s career and AEW.



The incident in question took place on July 28, sending shockwaves through the wrestling community. Cash Wheeler was allegedly involved in an altercation that escalated to a severe level. The incident has since led to a series of legal actions that could have significant consequences.

According to reports, the alleged victim claimed that Cash Wheeler brandished a firearm during the altercation and threatened him with it. This led to immediate concerns for the safety of those involved and prompted legal action.

The seriousness of the allegations led to a swift response from law enforcement. Just a day after the incident, a warrant for Cash Wheeler’s arrest was issued, making headlines across the wrestling world.

On August 3rd, Cash Wheeler, through his attorney, entered a plea of not guilty in response to the charges. This plea marked the beginning of what could be a lengthy legal process.

Ringside News has recently obtained official court documents, confirming that the State of Florida has officially filed charges against Cash Wheeler for the aggravated assault case. This development could have significant implications for the wrestler.

‘IN THE NAME AND BY THE AUTHORITY OPINE STATE OF FLORIDA: ANDREW ASHER BAIN, State Attorney of the Ninth Judicial Circuit prosecuting for the State of Florida in Orange County, by and through the undersigned Designated Assistant State Attorney. under oath, CHARGES that DANIEL MARSHALL WHEELER, on or about the 27th day of July, 2023, in said County and State, did, in violation of Florida Statute 784.021(1)(a), make an assault up!oo DANIEL MATTA. with a &cam, a deadly weapon, and in furtherance of said assault DANIEL MARSHALL WHEELER did intentionally One.° to do violowe to DANIEL MA TA with said firearm. thus orating a well founded fear in DANIEL MATTA that such violenos was imminent.”

Cash Wheeler, despite the ongoing legal battle, has continued to actively compete on AEW television. However, the charges hanging over him could potentially disrupt his career and personal life.

The outcome of this case will undoubtedly shape Cash Wheeler’s future, both in and out of the wrestling ring. The wrestler will need to navigate the legal challenges while maintaining his career aspirations.

The wrestling community and fans have been closely following this case. Public opinions vary, with some expressing support for Cash Wheeler and others raising concerns about the seriousness of the charges.

The situation surrounding Cash Wheeler’s aggravated assault case remains fluid, with many questions yet to be answered. As the legal process unfolds, it will be interesting to see how this incident ultimately affects Cash Wheeler’s career and the wrestling industry as a whole.

Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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