On June 9, 2011, Investigator Warren ?SNEAK? Lewis, 38, along with members of the United States Marshals Service, went to a residence in Kinston to serve a warrant. They were conducting a search of the residence when Investigator Lewis was shot and killed. Investigator Lewis had served with the Nash County Sheriff's Office for nine years and was a sworn Deputy United States Marshal. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and parents. This race will be held in his honor.