SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. — A Nebraska Panhandle man is awaiting sentencing on felony drug charges.

According to Scottsbluff Police, 53-year-old Vicente Hernandez was pulled over for failing to use his turn signal on August 1. SPD officials said officers then requested a search of Hernandez's vehicle, and Hernandez then consented to the search.

SPD reported finding a digital scale with meth residue.

Hernandez was then arrested and faced felony charges.

An attorney for Hernandez initially submitted paperwork requesting a jury trial shortly after Hernandez's arrest, but Hernandez pleaded no contest on September 13.

Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced on October 20 in Scotts Bluff County Court.