§61-5-23. Larceny, concealment or destruction of public record by
person not officer; penalty.
If any person, other than an officer in lawful charge thereof,
steal, fraudulently secrete or destroy, a public record or any part
thereof, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction,
shall be confined in jail not more than one year and be fined not
exceeding one thousand dollars.