Cumberland County attorney arrested on drug charges

Cumberland County attorney arrested on drug charges

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Walter Alan Rose (source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office) Walter Alan Rose (source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)

COOKEVILLE (WATE) - A Cumberland County attorney was arrested Sunday by sheriff's deputies during an undercover drug sting.

Defense attorney Walter Alan Rose is charged with buying oxycodone from an undercover officer.

Rose was arrested at a truck stop in Cookeville.

Officers say he had marijuana and a handgun with him when he was arrested.

The undercover operation that lead to the arrest was initiated after Cumberland County investigators received a tip in March.

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