Another man charged in Wichita gambling case

He is the fifth suspect to face charges

WICHITA, Kan - A fifth man has been charged in connection with a federal investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita.

41-year-old Jack Oxler has been charged with one count of operating an illegal poker gambling business and one count of operating an illegal sports betting business.  Oxler is a former tennis coach for Bishop Carroll High School and Newman University.  

If convicted, Oxler will face up to five years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000 on each count.

Four other men have been charged after an FBI investigation of illegal gambling.   Former Wichita police officers Bruce Mackey and Michael Zajkowski are charged with obstructing law enforcement. They're accused of trying to expose an undercover officer during the poker game.  Retired Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Michael Frederiksen is charged with making false statements to the FBI.   Brock Wedman is accused of sponsoring the poker game, and he is facing charges for obstruction and making false statements. The four men have been released on bond.

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