Child predator from Scituate arrested

By News Staff

            A Scituate man was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison on Thursday for traveling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.

            Randy A. Collins, 44, admitted to leaving his work on day in September of 2015 in Massachusetts to meet in Rhode Island with a female he believed to be 14 years old. The Rhode Island Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) task forced posed as the minor, and arrested Collins when he arrived in Cranston to meet the female.

            In addition to his 24 month sentence, Collins will also require 10 years of supervised release after his prison term.