Bail hearing for man suspected in vehicle theft

Bail is to be addressed on Tuesday for a Calgary man arrested in Red Deer by RCMP investigating reports of a suspicious vehicle. Police allege that Caleb Costello of Calgary and Kelsey Pitton of Kittimat, B.C., were found sleeping in a pickup truck that was reported stolen and that it was bearing a stolen licence plate.

Bail is to be addressed on Tuesday for a Calgary man arrested in Red Deer by RCMP investigating reports of a suspicious vehicle.

Police allege that Caleb Costello of Calgary and Kelsey Pitton of Kittimat, B.C., were found sleeping in a pickup truck that was reported stolen and that it was bearing a stolen licence plate.

Costello, 25, and Pitton, 20, are jointly charged with 22 offences, including 19 counts of possession of stolen property, one count of theft of property worth more than $5,000, one count of theft under $5,000 and one count of breaching a recognizance. The recognizance includes an order that they not have contact with each other.

Pitton was granted bail, but was still in custody on Tuesday morning awaiting the $250 cash needed for her release.

Costello is still awaiting his bail hearing, set for Nov. 27.

Both are to return to court on Dec. 18 to enter pleas on the charges against them.