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POLICE ISSUE WARNING – The RCMP are seeking Timothy Clinton McKay (left) and 32-year-old Corey Robert Cardinal (right), as shown in video surveillance film, after a series of crimes in Whitehorse on Saturday morning. They are believed to have fled further north. Photos courtesy RCMP

Suspects sought after armed robberies

Whitehorse RCMP are asking the public to be vigilant after two armed robberies and a break and enter took place Saturday morning.

By Whitehorse Star on January 20, 2020

Whitehorse RCMP are asking the public to be vigilant after two armed robberies and a break and enter took place Saturday morning.

Police did not provide further details, but said they are actively seeking two Whitehorse men who now face a series of charges.

The suspects are 21-year-old Timothy Clinton McKay and 32-year-old Corey Robert Cardinal.

Police said Sunday they believe the pair may be north of Whitehorse, in Pelly Crossing, Mayo, Dawson City, Inuvik, N.W.T., or surrounding areas.

McKay and Cardinal are both charged with:

• two counts of armed robbery; and

• one count of break, enter and theft from three local businesses.

McKay is also charged with:

• one count of uttering threats;

• possession of a weapon;

• five counts of breaching a probation order; and

• three counts of breach of recognizance.

Cardinal is also charged with six counts of breaching a probation order.

McKay is about five feet, 10 inches tall, of medium build, and wearing a black sweater.

Cardinal is wearing a grey sweater.

A black 2001 Acura MDX vehicle, which was stolen during Saturday’s crimes, has been recovered abandoned and rolled over, 15 km south of Stewart Crossing.

“We urge the public for any information that might aid in the apprehension of the two suspects,” police said.

If you see the men, do not approach them, but call the RCMP at 667-5555 immediately.

Comments (14)

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Rinse and repeat Justice on Jan 24, 2020 at 6:12 pm

These idiots along with a whole cast of nasties grace the court docket on the daily. Rinse and repeat Justice. Likely on a first name bases with the judges, cops and guards up at the Range Road Holiday Inn.

Same as it ever was.

Same as it ever was.

Same as it ever was.

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My Opinion on Jan 23, 2020 at 1:15 am

I bet their mothers are proud. Pitiful looking losers.

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SheepChaser on Jan 22, 2020 at 10:55 pm

Full time loser at mid-thirties? Need I say more? Send'em down.

I'm glad I live in a country that takes the rights of the accused seriously in cases where identity is hard to establish, but this is clear as night and day. We went wrong when we began to mitigate sentences based on circumstances and race. We ALSO went wrong when we stopped enforcing financial crimes and corruption among our elite. No successful corruption investigations by the Yukon RCMP in 20 years? We all know that doesn't represent the truth of all the graft up here.

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Politico on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Heather's, which is stupid since they have the best surveillance cameras in Whitehorse !

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My Opinion on Jan 21, 2020 at 7:32 pm

Anyone know what store that was in? Where else did they hit? A little more info would be good WHS.

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Survival of the Dumbest on Jan 21, 2020 at 3:58 pm

Pfft, McKay is just indulging in a spot of impromptu rehearsal for his upcoming role in the Witches of Eastwick (Arts Centre, tix thru ticketmaster, early Feb, senior discounts available). Sadly the cretin hasn’t understood yet that he has to mount the broomstick not wield it like a weapon. Darwin Award Winner - Lifetime Achievement .

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Matt on Jan 21, 2020 at 2:42 am

Armed with an extend-a broom? This was probably not funny to clerks but these are 2 serious doofus's. This is slapstick if it was in the movin' pictures.

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Miles Epanhauser on Jan 20, 2020 at 9:05 pm

Maybe they cannot help themselves for biological and social reasons.
A long time in jail may not get them on the right path.

I believe they should provide compensation including help to those that were traumatized by their actions.

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appreciated on Jan 20, 2020 at 8:52 pm

Very good to see the RCMP letting the public be a part of the solution by describing the criminals and posting pictures of them.

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My Opinion on Jan 20, 2020 at 6:21 pm

Start calling your MLA and MP. Bury them in emails and phone messages. Something has to change. The crooks have all the rights.

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My Opinion on Jan 20, 2020 at 6:19 pm

Why bother. Obviously the Court System just lets them go.
Breach of Probation by the Dozen. Do people have to die. Do we need vigilantes?

Isn’t everyone else fed up with this? Where are they from? Do they want them back in their Community?

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JC on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:18 pm

Broke down 15 km from Stewart Cr. dressed in clothes in the picture with temperatures at least -40. They won't get very far. Start looking in the vicinity of the abandoned car.

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JC on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:10 pm

Both members of the revolving door club. When will the j u d g es learn.

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Winners for Life on Jan 20, 2020 at 4:17 pm

Glad no one was injured.
Kids stick to smoking pot, because I am not sure what sort of crack you have to smoke to hold up a gas station with a broom.
Wondering who is hiding these fine fellas? Shouldn't be to hard to crack this case.

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