BCSO helps rescue 70-year-old on Mount Wheeler

New Mexico News

TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office helped rescue a 70-year-old man using its Metro 2 helicopter. BCSO was called in to assist with the rescue on Thursday on Mount Wheeler with the rescue taking place at nearly 11,000 feet elevation.


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Emergency crews were able to rescue the man who was then transported to the Taos airport to receive further care. No update has been released on the man’s condition.

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