Boise Police Blotter: Burglary and Drug House Busts


Ernest James, 32 and Georgette Wadholm, 35, are charged with manufacturing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Boise police, working with detectives from the BANDIT Narcotics Task Force, say they busted up a suspected drug house near N. 20th and Gooding Streets June 20.

Police said they discovered several live marijuana plants, as well as a growing system, smoking devices and digital scales.

Ernest James, 32, and 35-year-old Georyette Wadholm, both of Boise, were each charged with a felony count of manufacturing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Nicholas Fredrickson, 30, and Amanda Tufare, 20, are charged with felony burglary.

Also Thursday, Boise Police say they arrested a couple in connection with several recent shoplifting incidents.

Police were called to a retail store where employees said the pair was trying to return a tent which had been stolen from a second store location. Police said they witnessed the couple attempting to return the fraudulent item for cash.

Nicholas Fredrickson, 30, of Garden City, was charged with two counts of felony burglary, and 20-year-old Amanda Tufare, of Kuna, was charged with one count of felony burglary.