California Penal Code Section 146
146. Every public officer, or person pretending to be a public officer, who, under the pretense or color of any process or other legal authority, does any of the following, without a regular process or other lawful authority, is guilty of a misdemeanor:
(a) Arrests any person or detains that person against his or her will.
(b) Seizes or levies upon any property.
(c) Dispossesses any one of any lands or tenements.
(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 350, Sec. 11.)Section: Previous 142 145 145.5 146 146a 146b 146c 146d 146e 146f 146g 147 148 148.1 148.2 Next
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