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.READ MORE: Homeless Services Head Steven Banks Defends NYC's Process Of Getting Vulnerable People Off The Streets
Patterson soon found out Michael Bailly was a retired cop from Piscataway, where Patterson grew up.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Hero Officer Alyssa Vogel Speaks About Rescuing 4-Year-Old Gunshot Victim
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.”MORE NEWS: Massive Swarm Of Honeybees In Hive On Nassau County-Owned Property Is Testing Patience Of Nearby Homeowners
Needless to say, Patterson did not wind up giving Bailly a ticket.