SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco police officer was arrested Thursday and charged with using false vehicle registration stickers and filing a false police report, according to authorities.

Officer Joel Babbs came under investigation in June after the police department’s Internal Affairs Division was notified of a vehicle code violation.

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Arrested SFPD Officer Joel Babbs (San Francisco Police Department)

The investigation found that a false police report was filed regarding the violation by the officer, police said.

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An arrest warrant was then issued after the district attorney’s office reviewed the case, and Babbs was arrested today on charges of misdemeanor false registration tabs and misdemeanor filing a false police report.

Babbs has been reassigned to a position that does not involve public contact, police said.

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