KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A traffic stop in New Jersey turned into an incredible reunion last week.

State Police Trooper Michael Patterson pulled Matthew Bailly over in Kingwood Township for a minor motor vehicle violation.

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Patterson soon found out Michael Bailly was a retired cop from Piscataway, where Patterson grew up. 

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As the men talked, Bailly told the young trooper he had delivered a baby there 27-years-ago. He named the street, described the house, and said the baby’s name was Michael.

Patterson then extended his hand, said “I’m Michael Patterson, thanks for delivering me.”

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Needless to say, Patterson did not wind up giving Bailly a ticket.