A federal magistrate in San Francisco declined to release former hospital CEO Paul Cardwell last week to let him make his own way back to Wyoming. Instead, Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler chose to keep Cardwell in federal custody and entrust the transportation arrangements to the U.S. Marshals Services.
Logan Bessey was sentenced in 2009 for his role in stealing thousands of pain pills from a Cody pharmacy. At the time, his defense attorney told District Court Judge Robert Skar that “no one believes that (Bessey) is going to continue with any criminal-type behavior. No one.”