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.A genuine act of charity of political theatre?
Florida governor Ron DeSantis in the midst of a lot of controversy after flying dozens of migrants to Martha's vineyard.He also did not mention DeSantis in a news conference that appeared to mark the first time a law enforcement official has said they would look into the flights."I believe there is some criminal activity involved here," Salazar said. "But at present we are trying to keep an open mind, and we are going to investigate to find out what exact laws were broken if that does turn out to be the case."MORE IMMIGRATION NEWSDeSantis' office responded with a statement that said the migrants had been given more options to succeed in Massachusetts."Immigrants have been more than willing to leave Bexar County after being abandoned, homeless, and ‘left to fend for themselves," DeSantis spokesperson Taryn Fenske said.