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Texas Sheriff Investigating Flights to Martha's Vineyard

Venezuelan migrants and volunteers celebrate together outside of St. Andrew's Parish House in Martha's Vineyard on Sept. 16. 

Venezuelan migrants and volunteers celebrate together outside of St. Andrew's Parish House in Martha's Vineyard on Sept. 16. 

Photographer: Carlin Stiehl/The Boston Globe/Getty Images

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Austin, Texas (AP) -- A Texas sheriff on Monday opened an investigation into two flights of migrants sent to Martha's Vineyard by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, but did not say what laws may have been broken in putting 48 Venezuelans on private planes last week from San Antonio.

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, an elected Democrat, railed against the flights that took off in his city as political posturing. But he said investigators had so far only spoken to attorneys representing some of the migrants and did not name any potential suspects who might face charges.