Trial Set In Drug Death Case

The 57-year-old Milwaukee man charged for his role in the heroin overdose death of a Fond du Lac man will have a jury trial next May in Fond du Lac County Court. Reginald Dorsey was in court for a plea hearing yesterday when the trial was scheduled.  Dorsey is charged with 1st degree reckless homicide for the July 3rd 2012 death of 28-year-old Adam Ellman of Fond du Lac. According to the criminal complaint Forty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Abitz of Lomira allegedly drove Ellman down to Dorsey’s residence in Milwaukee the day before his death to buy percocet and heroin. Dorsey allegedly admitted to detectives he facilitated the heroin transaction by calling the heroin source he knew. Dorsey is being held in the County Jail on a $20,000 cash bond. Abitz court case is still making its way through court and he has a status conference December 3rd. He’s is charged with being party to 1st degree reckless homicide.