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Search resumes Saturday for Gainesville man missing since Nov. 18
Taylor Gaines Kapiloff

Rescue teams searching for a missing 19-year-old Gainesville man will resume on Saturday, with more than 40 volunteers working from various agencies.

Taylor Gaines Kapiloff was last seen at his Bourdon Drive residence around 3 p.m. Nov. 18.

The man “left his home with nothing but a cellphone, leaving his vehicle and wallet at the residence,” Hall County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nicole Bailes wrote in a press release.

The search will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday, with K-9 units and volunteers meeting at Cool Springs Park.

The family is offering a $1,000 reward for any information regarding Kapiloff’s whereabouts.

Kapiloff is 5 feet 7 inches, weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has brown hair, green eyes and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and a red shirt.

Anyone with information regarding Kapiloff is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Division at 770-531-6897 or the anonymous tip line at 770-503-3232.

Teams participating in the search include: Hall County EMA SAR, Alpha Team K-9 Search and Rescue, SARDOG of Georgia, Georgia Appalachian Trail Club SAR, Northeast Georgia Mounted SAR and Piedmont Region K-9 Search and Rescue.