RCMP say second Whitehorse armed robbery suspect arrested in Inuvik

A second suspect, wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies in Whitehorse has been arrested in Inuvik.

Corey Robert Cardinal, 32, was arrested with the help of Inuvik RCMP, a news release states.

Police don’t say exactly where he was arrested nor any circumstances surrounding his apprehension.

Cardinal along with Timothy McKay, who was arrested in Inuvik on the weekend, are both charged with two counts of armed robbery and break, enter and theft from three Whitehorse businesses.

McKay is further charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, uttering threats and several breaches of court orders.

It’s not clear what the weapon was or whether it has been recovered.

It’s believed both suspects are being held for court appearances.



About the Author

Arthur C. Green
Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked as a spot news photographer/journalist with such news organizations as Vista-radio, CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire and Postmedia in Alberta.