On 20th July 2011 a 19-year-old boy named as Ryan Cleary was arrested at a residential address in Wickford on suspicion of being the "mastermind behind the notorious international computer hacking group" LulzSec

Coulson grew up in Wickford, Essex. He attended Beauchamps High School, a secondary school and sixth form college, from 1979 to 1986. Coulson's parents moved from their Basildon council house to nearby Wickford during his childhood