A Wylie teen applying for his driver’s license received a ride to jail instead, according to jail reports.
Nathaniel William Caldwell went to Texas Department of Public Safety Office in Sulphur Springs to obtain a driver’s license. A records check showed the 19-year-old Wylie resident to be wanted in Collin County on a sexual assault charge. He was detained while DPS communications operators awaited confirmation from Collin County that the warrant was active.
The Wylie teen was taken into custody at 2:20 p.m. May 23, 2022, by DPS Trooper Arturo Ugalde and transported to Hopkins County jail, where he remained until May 24, 2022, on the Collin County sexual assault charge. His bond was set at $30,000, according to arrest reports.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.