Scottsbluff man facing drug charges after failing to use turn signal
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.