On the afternoon of 10/25/2021, John Cross, aka Squirrel, was released from the hospital in Columbus, GA. Upon his release, he was transported to the Lee County Jail for processing and then taken to the Russell County Jail where he remains in custody. Cross’ bond is currently set at $250,000 and his first court appearance (48/72 hearing) is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon, 10/27/2021, before Judge Speakman. The case remains under investigation by the Opelika Police Department. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can also be submitted through our Opelika Police mobile app. You may wish to remain anonymous.