California Penal Code

Sec. § 605


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.
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