VENTURA, Calif. -

A retired police officer and Oxnard resident was sentenced to 83 years to life in prison, Tuesday.

Oxnard resident Michael Williamson, 58, was convicted of molesting two children under the age of 18.

He molested the first child in the early 1990s and the second between the years of 2004 and 2008.

Williamson retired from the Oxnard Police Department in 2001.