Yes, but do you really want to go through the password recovery process on a device that someone else has been managing with free reign? What if the configuration wasn't written to the device, you reboot it, and then you're facing a pristine new configuration? Congratulations, you now get to start rebuilding a network by hand with no real idea how it's setup. On top of that the guy who built it is sitting in jail and _really_ doesn't want to help you. You may be locked out, but at least the network still functions.