Charlie Wheeler biography: 13 things about Texas man who dated Nichol Olsen

Charles Edward “Charlie” Wheeler is a white man from Texas, United States. He was a rodeo competitor and an avid hunter before becoming an entrepreneur.

Raised in Fredericksburg, Wheeler attended Fredericksburg High School for two years before his mother home-schooled him. He also attended Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas for less than a year.

Charles Edward Wheeler (©Austin Police Department)
Charles Edward Wheeler (©Austin Police Department)

Wheeler is one of the two sons of team roper Forrest Wheeler and horse trainer and barrel racer Cynthia Stein Wheeler. Charlie is two years older than his brother Justin Olsen.

Charlie lived in various parts of Texas including Fredericksburg, San Antonio and Austin. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. From 2005 to 2008, he competed professionally on the rodeo circuit.
  2. On October 12, 2008, he was arrested for public intoxication at a country and western nightclub near Angleton, Texas during the Brazoria County Fair. Working the rodeo circuit, he was dressed in a cowboy hat, a white metal necklace and a pink shirt paired with blue jeans, blue boots and a pair of spurs. He pleaded guilty and was fined $300.
  3. At 2:20 a.m. on December 27, 2009, a Fredericksburg Police Department officer saw him in a black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup in a restaurant parking lot and arrested him on a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge, which was later dismissed.
  4. Using his winnings from the rodeo circuit, he started a security-gate company called On the Go, which he sold in 2011. In the same year, he established an OTG Services, an oil field services company based in Fort Stockton, Texas. OTG Services has 140 employees by May 2014 and ceased operations by late 2016.
  5. On April 13, 2013, he became loud and causes problems after being cut off from buying more drinks at a downtown hotel bar in San Antonio. An off-duty San Antonio Police Department officer arrested him and took him to a detoxification facility but no charges were filed. 
  6. On November 27, 2013, he had been drinking when he called the San Antonio Police Department to report his truck stolen from Perfect 10, a men’s club at 111 Northwest Loop 410 in San Antonio. The vehicle was found at a shopping mall at La Cantera, San Antonio and he declined to file a theft report.
  7. In 2014, he told SHALE Magazine, “My dad always taught me to do the right thing.”
  8. Between July 2015 and August 2016, the Boerne Police Department in Boerne, Texas cited him for speeding four times.
  9. He was 7 years younger than Nichol Leila Olsen. He spotted her on Instagram and sent her a private message. She became his girlfriend after they met him in person for the first time in 2016 at La Cantera Resort and Spa in La Cantera. She had a son named Skylar Nobles, who was born in 1996, and two daughters namely Alexa Denice Montez and London Sophia Bribiescas, who were born in 2002 and 2009, respectively. He and Olsen went on to model together in promotional photos for wristwatch and jewelry company KeVa Col, which she co-owned with her friends and business partners Vanessa Turney and Kelly Myrick.
  10. In April 2017, he bought a $1 million house in Anaqua Springs Ranch, San Antonio. Olsen moved out of her apartment into the house. Montez and Bribiescas also lived there on weekdays and stayed with their respective fathers Carlos Montez and Hector Jose Bribiescas on weekends.
  11. He was 31 years old when he called 911 on the morning of January 10, 2019 to report finding Olsen, Montez and Bribiescas who were shot to death in his Anaqua Springs Ranch home. The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Olsen’s death a suicide and her daughters’ deaths as homicides but in 2020, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar was still describing him as a person of interest but not a suspect in the case, according to LMT Online. Therese Huntzinger was one of three attorneys from San Antonio who represented him following the fatal shootings of Olsen and her two daughters.
  12. After the deaths of Olsen and her two daughters, he sold his Anaqua Springs Ranch house and moved to Austin. On November 19, 2020, Austin Police Department officers arrested him on a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge. His gray 2016 Land Rover was involved in a traffic accident in the 3000 block of North Lamar Street in Dallas, Texas. At around 9:30 a.m. on November 20, 2020, he was released from the Travis County Jail in Austin on $3,500 bond.
  13. On January 10, 2021, London’s family filed a civil suit against him for leaving Olsen alone in his house on January 10, 2019 with her daughters knowing there was an unsecured gun in his house.

3 replies »

  1. Doesn’t any of the investigators see the troubled past and present life of Charlie Wheeler and can’t dig deep enough to find out that he was involved in some way with the murders? It’s so obvious that he left his own home the night before only to return to find all 3 dead. Did they look at his family, friends and business associates to interview them? I watch a lot of the Dateline murder investigations and I can tell you after profiling both people, he should be a suspect in a homicidal investigation, and not just a person of interest.


    • I agree 100% that they should dig further. There is no way that beautiful mother would kill her two girls and then herself. I am certain he’s involved. What does her surviving son Skylar think?


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