QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Vermont woman was arrested on Thursday after a disabled car investigation, according to New York State Police. Danielle Peno, 34, faces multiple charges.

On Thursday, around 7:29 p.m., troopers patrolling the area of Aviation Road in Queensbury found a disabled car in traffic. They identified the driver as Peno, who reported the car had mechanical issues.

Police say through an investigation, they found Peno did not have a valid driver’s license and had a forged one out of Maryland. Police also say she had illegally possessed metal knuckles and a controlled substance.


  • Second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument
  • Fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance

Peno was taken to Queensbury State Police for processing. She was turned over to the Warren County Correctional Facility for arraignment.