Delivery guy detained by ICE while dropping off pizza at Army base

A pizza delivery guy was sent to a Brooklyn Army base to drop off food — but wound up being arrested by immigration agents for deportation.

Pablo Villavicencio, an undocumented immigrant from Ecuador, went to the Fort Hamilton base to drop off catering Friday — but says he was detained by military police when a guard asked for more identification than his IDNYC card.

“I was delivering food to the military base and they detained me, I have been there before and always go in and never have had any problems, they actually know me and the sergeant knows me for some time doing delivery,” Villavicencio told The Post over the phone from immigration detention Wednesday.

“Last Friday there was a different security guard and he told me I needed to go get another pass to enter. And I proceeded to do that. A tall man with dark skin started to ask me many questions, he asked me about why I didn’t have any social security card.”

“He called the NYPD and the NYPD told him I didn’t have any record that I was clean. But the man said ‘I don’t care,’ he said I need to keep waiting and he called ICE,” Villavicencio continued.

A base spokeswoman says Villavicencio was directed to obtain a daily pass when he couldn’t produce a Department of Defense ID — but when he signed a waiver for a background check, “an active Immigration and Customs Enforcement warrant was discovered on file.”

A US Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman says Villavicencio has been an “ICE fugitive” since 2010, when a judge ordered him to leave the country.

Villavicencio is married to an American citizen and the Long Island couple have two young daughters. He has applied for a green card — but is now slated for deportation within days, his wife said.

“It’s cruel that they’re going to separate my daughters from him. He’a supporting the family and now I’m going to be by myself with them,” said Sandra Chica, who works part-time as a medical assistant.

A manager at Nonna’s Deli in Queens, where Villavicencio works, said “he was a great worker,” but wouldn’t comment further.

On Wednesday, Bay Ridge Councilman Justin Brannan and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams held a press conference with Chica where they demanded Villavicencio’s release .

“Is our city or our nation any safer now that Pablo the pizza delivery man is off the streets? It’s insane — the message it sends is scary and ridiculous,” said Brannan.

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