Skilled wrestler and present one-half of the AEW Tag Group Champions Money Wheeler (actual identify Daniel Wheeler) appeared in an Orlando, Florida courtroom Friday, after being arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm.
In line with Orange County, Florida courtroom information shared by the Orlando Sentinel, a warrant was issued for Wheeler’s arrest on July 28 for an offense alleged to have taken place the day past. His attorneys issued a “not-guilty” plea on August 3. Wheeler waived showing at a pre-trial convention. His first in-court look was Friday.
Video from Money Wheeler’s arraignment. This was not a home concern and he says he didn’t know the folks concerned. Extra under. pic.twitter.com/SGqLg7amC6
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The wrestling promotion replied to quite a few shops, together with Fightful, with the identical assertion: “AEW has been made conscious of the cost, and we’re carefully monitoring the scenario. He’s absolutely cooperating with native authorities.” The alleged incident is believed to have taken place the place Wheeler flashed a gun. There was no bodily altercation and he didn’t know the opposite get together. The tag workforce champion final appeared on AEW Collision Saturday, August 12 in a tag workforce match together with his FTR companion Dax Harwood and CM Punk.
The wrestler’s arrest comes at an attention-grabbing time as he is set to face off within the firm’s greatest present ever, All In at London’s Wembley Stadium, in entrance of over 80,000 followers. As of press time, there have been no journey restrictions placed on the champion at this level.
Wheeler was set to wrestle with Harwood in considered one of All In’s marquee matches in opposition to Matt and Nick Jackson, the Younger Bucks for the AEW Tag Group Championship.
AEW All In takes place on Sunday, August 27, and might be watched on pay-per-view.
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