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Press Release

Washington State Man Indicted for Naknek Killings

July 30, 2021

(Anchorage, AK) – On Wednesday, an Anchorage grand jury indicted 33 year-old Washington State resident Curtis Michael Chevalier for killing pedestrians Timothy Jacob and Vincent Martin on July 21, 2021 on the Alaska Peninsula Highway in Naknek. Mr. Chevalier is also charged with Failure to Render Aid and Driving under the Influence.

Timothy Jacob lived in Napaskiak and Vincent Martin lived in Anchorage. Both victims were working in Bristol Bay at the time of their deaths.

Mr. Chevalier is in custody with bail set at $200,000 cash performance, $50,000 cash appearance. Additional conditions include supervision by the Pretrial Enforcement Division, and the requirement of a court-approved Third-Party Custodian before release.

If convicted at trial Mr. Chevalier faces up to 40 years imprisonment.

These charges are only allegations and are not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the prosecution must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

CONTACT: Anchorage Assistant District Attorney Daniel Shorey at (907) 269-6300 or daniel.shorey@alaska.gov.

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Department Media Contact: Assistant Attorney General Grace Lee.