On the 26 July 2022 Former PC Babbs attended Guildford Magistrates’ Court and entered a guilty plea to the following charges;
Making 37 indecent photographs of children of Category A, B and C nature, contrary to the Protection of Children act 1978 s.1 (a)
Possessing 87 prohibited images of children, Contrary to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 s.62 (1).
On the 13 October 2022 he was sentenced to a six month custodial sentence, suspended for 18 months. He was subjected to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) for seven years and a notification order for 10 years. He was also required to perform 150 hours’ of unpaid work and pay £425 in costs.