NEWARK - A former Virginia man who authorities say had a cache of weapons and a map of an Army base in a New Jersey motel room is due in court Friday.

It will be Lloyd Woodson’s first federal court appearance.

Woodson was arrested Monday after a convenience store clerk in Branchburg called police to report he was acting strangely.

Police say Woodson was wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying an assault rifle. Officers found a grenade launcher and a map of New York’s Fort Drum in his motel room.

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Woodson is charged with state and federal weapons violations.

Authorities have not said whether they think he was planning an attack. The FBI said Woodson has no known terrorist connections.