§ 642.24  REMOVAL OF IMPROVEMENTS FROM REAL PROPERTY.
   (A)   No person having an interest in real property, buyer, lessee, tenant or occupant of real property, knowing that such real property is mortgaged or the subject of a land contract, shall remove or cause or permit the removal of any improvement or fixture from such real property without the consent of the mortgagee, vendor under the land contract or other person authorized to give such consent.
(ORC 5301.61)
   (B)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(ORC 5301.99)