Recent CV home invasion shakes community

Concern about crime expressed

Nearly 200 concerned residents attended a Feb. 18 community crime forum at Grace Point Church organized in response to a Feb. 10 home invasion in Carmel Valley.

"I am still shaking," Jodi Block, who lives close to the scene of the crime, said. "I'm so afraid to come and go from my house."

San Diego City Councilwoman Sherri Lightner, who helped organize the meeting, attended as well as numerous San Diego Police Department officials, including Chief William Lansdowne, Assistant Chief Boyd Long and Northwestern Division Captain Kathy Healey.

Officers presented crime prevention tips and allowed the public to ask questions, but some attende