The Estevan Police Service has been busy this week with reports of assault, scams, and traffic violations among the calls for service.

On Wednesday, a report was received regarding a scam on a Facebook Marketplace site. A deposit of $50 was made to hold an item, but after the deposit, the seller ceased contact. The EPS is reminding the public to exercise caution when sending money to strangers and to verify the origin, legitimacy of the seller, and their address.

A 45-year-old Estevan woman was arrested and charged with assault after police responded to a call reporting she was causing a disturbance and assaulting staff at a local facility. She was released with a court date set for July.

The EPS responded to a report of a female possibly in distress at a residence on the north end of Estevan. She was later found at a different location, and no issues were observed.

There was a report of youths ringing doorbells on the north end of the city. They were located by police, spoken to, and warned about their behavior.

A local bank turned in a counterfeit $100 bill. Police are asking the public and banks to be on the lookout for suspicious currency and to report it to authorities.

Earlier in the week, a female driver received a 72-hour driving suspension and a 3-day vehicle impoundment after testing positive for THC on a roadside screening device. The driver was also issued a ticket for traveling 103 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.

A report was received regarding fraud at a local business. The matter is under investigation.

Officers also responded to a report of a suspicious male walking in the central part of town but were unable to locate him.

Police are investigating a report of items being taken from a vehicle during the night.

There were reports of two motor vehicle collisions. Both parties were spoken to, and information was exchanged.