GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- One of two men accused of stealing gas and truckloads of property in four counties is pleading guilty to running a criminal enterprise.

Marcus Coates faces 20 years in prison when he is sentenced next month in Kent County.

The second suspect in this case, Jeffrey Pardee, faces trial later this month.

Police say the men drilled holes in gas tanks to siphon the gas and stole nearly $60,000 in property.

The men were linked to thefts in Kent, Ottawa, Allegan, and Barry counties.

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