Second suspect in Whitehorse robberies arrested in Inuvik

Corey Cardinal
An RCMP handout photo of Corey Cardinal in the clothing police say he was wearing at the time of several armed robberies.

Police say two suspects believed to have involvement in Whitehorse armed robberies have been arrested in Inuvik.

In a Monday news release, Whitehorse RCMP said suspect Timothy McKay had been arrested in the Beaufort Delta community on Sunday. On Tuesday evening a second suspect, 32-year-old Corey Robert Cardinal, was also said to have been arrested.

The two are suspected of involvement in two armed robberies and a break-and-enter on Saturday morning in Whitehorse.

A vehicle stolen during the reported crimes – identified by police as a black 2001 Acura MDX – was later said by police to have been recovered south of Stewart Crossing, Yukon.



Both men have been charged with armed robbery, break-and-enter, and theft from three businesses. The two are independently charged with other crimes, police said: McKay is charged with uttering threats, possessing a weapon, breach of probation, and breach of recognizance. Cardinal is charged with breach of probation.