POQUOSON, Va. (WAVY) — Police say an enormous ship anchor previously stolen from the Poquoson Museum has been located and a suspect has been charged.

In a social media post on June 16, the Poquoson Police thanked the “many tips and leads” sent to them by community members that lead to the discovery of the stolen anchor.

The anchor, weighing around 2,000 pounds, was stolen from the Poquoson Museum back in September of 2021 and was recovered in Poquoson.

Darin Barrack, 33, has been charged with grand larceny in connection to the theft.

Darin Barrack

Museum officials say the anchor is about 7 feet tall, 5 feet wide at the base and weighs about a ton. The main shaft of the anchor is 10-12 inches in diameter.

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