JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

We have limited information about a Joshua Tree man who was arrested in Twentynine Palms Thursday, accused of selling drugs. Deputies went to the 6800 block of Estrella Avenue in Twentynine Palms where they found Keith Hencel, 38. During the investigation, they found a significant amount of methamphetamine and a gun. Hencel is a convicted felon who is not allowed to be in possession of firearms. Deputies also determined that the serial number had been altered on the firearm. Keith Hencel was arrested for investigation of possession of methamphetamine for sales, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and removal of a serial number from a firearm. Hencel was booked into the West Valley Detention Center with his bail set at $50,000.

PARADE OF HOMES TO FEATURE DISCOUNTED LUNCH

Tomorrow’s 16th annual Parade of Homes fundraiser features unique properties from Yucca Valley to Wonder Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says tickets are still available, and will give recipients a discounted lunch…

The Parade of Homes fundraiser for Reach Out Morongo Basin has secured five extraordinary homes for the popular self-guided tour. Set for Sunday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the tour is the primary fundraiser in support of Reach Out’s services to senior and disabled Morongo Basin residents. The 2020 tour features some long-sought-after-homes. Each $25 tour ticket allows the holder a 15 percent discount at the historic 29 Palms Inn or the Mojave Moon Cafe in Twentynine Palms, or Two Guys Pies in Yucca Valley. Discounts are good only on the day of the tour. Tour tickets are $25 and are available in Yucca Valley at ArtFx and Furnishings, and the Chamber of Commerce in the California Welcome Center, in Joshua Tree at Z107.7 FM studios, and in the Twentynine Palms Visitors Center, the Desert Trail, by calling Reach Out at 760-361-1410, and online at www.reachoutmb.org/events/parade-of-homes.

TWO YUCCA VALLEY WOMEN ACCUSED OF CONSPIRACY, THEFT, FORGERY

We have limited information about two Yucca Valley women who were arrested Thursday, accused of conspiracy, petty theft, and forgery. Deputies were call to the Frontwave Credit Union in Yucca Valley about 2:15 p.m. Thursday. After an investigation, Kimberlee Ringland, 47, and Shannon Coelho, 39, were arrested for investigation of conspiracy, theft, and forgery. Kimberlee Ringland and Shannon Coelho were booked into the Morongo Basin Jail with their bail set at $25,000 each.

YUCCA VALLEY FELON FOUND WITH AMMUNITION

A Yucca Valley convicted felon was arrested early Wednesday morning after he was found with ammunition. Deputies were called to the 57600 block of Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a domestic disturbance. During the investigation, deputies learned that Dylan Hubbard, 43, was a felon. During a security sweep of the home, deputies found a crossbow and ammunition hidden under his mattress. Dylan Hubbard was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms and was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail with his bail set at $35,000.

“SISTER ACT” CONTINUES RUN AT THEATRE 29

The musical comedy smash hit “Sister Act” continues its run at Theatre 29 Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

“Sister Act” is a musical based on the hit 1992 film of the same name. Delores Van Cartier is a lounge singer, played by award-winning actress Robin Wilson. After witnessing a crime, she is placed in the witness protection program as a nun. She ends up leading the church choir of sisters that includes, Virginia Sulick, Brittany Baldridge, Emma Sanchez, Cindy Daigneault, Colleen Badel, Patti Brown, Char Childs, Sabrina Giron, Kegan Longuevan, Sara Mahan, Sarabeth Matilsky, and Imelda Patu. The choir draws media attention to the monastery, attracting the goons chasing Delores played by Tom Patu, Ethan Woolever, Michael Sanchez, and Noah Wahlberg. Rounding out the cast are Cruz Jimenez and Spencer Rodgers. The production is directed by Scott Clinkscales and is fun for the entire family.

“Sister Act” will run weekends at Theatre 29 through March 1. Shows are Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $15 and are available at theatre29.org or by calling the Theatre 29 Box Office at 760-361-4151.