Duluth 'ball slasher' gets stayed sentence

The judge told Christopher Bjerkness he considers him vulnerable and doesn't want to send him to prison, but added this likely would be his last chance to turn his life around. Bjerkness, who told the News Tribune he suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome, bipolar disorder and cerebral palsy, says he cannot explain his odd fetish for slashing exercise balls.
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The judge told Christopher Bjerkness he considers him vulnerable and doesn't want to send him to prison, but added this likely would be his last chance to turn his life around. Bjerkness, who told the News Tribune he suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome, bipolar disorder and cerebral palsy, says he cannot explain his odd fetish for slashing exercise balls.

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