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BRIDGEPORT — The reputed shot caller of a Gambino mob backed gambling ring  will remain stuck in the slammer after a federal judge refused a  bond package offering more than $2 million of properties.

Dean “Little Baldy” DePreta who was busted on federal charges with alleged associates of the Gambino crime family of La Cosa Nostra was advised by U.S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons that she needed additional time to talk to U.S. probation officials about DePreta’s conduct following his 2004 release from federal prison on similar charges. Read the story as reported by