Boston Police report  arresting Joe Maloof, 31, on charges he broke into St. Aquinas Church, 95 South St., early this morning.
Police say officers arriving around 3:10 a.m. found "a broken window on the basement level, a shovel on the ground near the window and interior lights on inside the church. Rather than rummage through the church, officers summoned Nico the crime dog, who in quick order located Maloof. He was then charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime and possession of heroin.
- Jamaica Plain