Pen Code 146 Officer Acting without Regular Process
Every public officer, or person pretending to be a public officer, who, under the pretense of color of any process or other legal authority, does nay of the following, without a regular process or other lawful authority is 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.