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Matthew Claxton

Matthew Claxton

I am a CCNA- and BCYCNA-award winning reporter. Raised in Langley, I have covered the news here for most of my 20-year career, with a focus on local politics, crime and homelessness.

Phone
604-994-1054
Email
matthew.claxton@langleyadvancetimes.com

Recent Work by Matthew

Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Crown had asked for four and a half years behind bars after guilty plea
B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

Case is one of first under new legislation that makes pets more than property
Two cars exchanged gunfire near Willowbrook: Langley RCMP

Two cars exchanged gunfire near Willowbrook: Langley RCMP

Police asking for witnesses, dash cam footage
VIDEO: Knife-wielding thieves stole $4,800 cognac in Langley

VIDEO: Knife-wielding thieves stole $4,800 cognac in Langley

Suspects walked off with an individually-numbered and unique bottle
Langley Township sues over thousands of broken trash bins

Langley Township sues over thousands of broken trash bins

Some bins cracked completely in half, Township claims in lawsuit
KPU scientist honoured for fisheries research

KPU scientist honoured for fisheries research

Dr. Erika Eliason’s work has influenced management of sockeye salmon
Suspect in Langley gang slaying back in Canada after years on the run

Suspect in Langley gang slaying back in Canada after years on the run

Conor D’Monte is charged with murder in the death of Kevin LeClair
IIO seeks witness to arrest that injured Langley woman

IIO seeks witness to arrest that injured Langley woman

Incident took place in January in Langley City
Man dies after Aldergrove crash now under IIO investigation

Man dies after Aldergrove crash now under IIO investigation

The crash came shortly after an attempted RCMP traffic stop
Police watchdog investigates Aldergrove crash

Police watchdog investigates Aldergrove crash

Mazda crashed into truck shortly after police tried to pull car over
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