606.20  INTERFERING WITH CIVIL RIGHTS.
   (a)    No public servant, under color of his office, employment or authority, shall knowingly deprive or conspire or attempt to deprive, any person of a constitutional or statutory right or a right created by ordinance, resolution or regulation.
   (b)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of interfering with civil rights, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Punishment shall be as provided in Section 698.02.
(ORC 2921.45)