An Atlanta man accused of putting an explosive device on a woman’s camper made his first appearance Wednesday in Cowley County District Court.

Robin F. Hood has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted aggravated arson and two counts of criminal use of explosives after the device was discovered Aug. 1 on a camper in the Pecan Grove during the Cowley County Fair at the Winfield Fairgrounds. The area around the camper was temporarily blocked off while a bomb squad and other law enforcement officers investigated.

Hood, who appeared without a lawyer, was advised of the charges, his rights and the potential penalties, according to a journal entry of the appearance. Hood’s request for bond reduction was denied. The bond is currently set at $200,000.

Hood’s next appearance is at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 14, at his request.

If convicted, Hood could face more than 54 years in prison on the attempted murder charge, more than 11 years in prison on the arson charge and more than 11 years on each of the explosives charges.

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