CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - The man accused of trying to damage the Arkansas power grid did have his initial appearance in court Tuesday.

According to Cherith Beck, Jason Woodring did waive a detention hearing and reserved the right to have it another day.

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Woodring is accused of making several attacks on the central Arkansas power grid. He was charged Friday with destruction of an energy facility after neighbors reported an explosion beneath the power lines in Woodring's back yard.

Federal Public Defender Chris Tarver is his court appointed attorney.

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