Jan. 13 Elburn police blotter
The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
• Nicholas C. Ames, 23, of the 1000 block of Spiros Court in DeKalb, was arrested by police on Dec. 31, 2011, and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured vehicle and speeding 47 mph in a 30 mph zone.
• Kevin D. Patterson, 35, of the 2500 block of Westminster Lane in Aurora, was arrested by police on Dec. 23, 2011, and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding 74 mph in a 50 mph zone and failure to signal within 100 feet of intersection.