California Penal Code Section 605

CA Penal Code § 605 (2017)  

Every person who either:

1. Maliciously removes any monument erected for the purpose of designating any point in the boundary of any lot or tract of land, or a place where a subaqueous telegraph cable lies; or,

2. Maliciously defaces or alters the marks upon any such monument; or,

3. Maliciously cuts down or removes any tree upon which any such marks have been made for such purpose, with intent to destroy such marks;—Is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018